Mérida, Yucatán

capital city of Yucatan, Mexico

Mérida (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmeɾiða] (About this soundlisten)) is the capital and largest city in the Yucatán state in Mexico. It is also the largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula.

Mérida
City
Collage of the City of Mérida
Collage of the City of Mérida
Coat of arms of Mérida
Coat of arms
Mérida is located in Yucatán (state)
Mérida
Mérida
Location in Yucatán
Coordinates: 20°58′12″N 89°37′12″W / 20.97000°N 89.62000°W / 20.97000; -89.62000Coordinates: 20°58′12″N 89°37′12″W / 20.97000°N 89.62000°W / 20.97000; -89.62000
CountryMexico
StateYucatán
MunicipalityMérida
City foundedJanuary 6, 1542
Government
 • MayorPAN (Mexico).svg Renán Barrera Concha (2018–2021) (PAN)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 • Total892,363
 • Density858.41/km2 (2,223.3/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Meridian
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
97000
Area code(s)999
Major airportManuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport
IATA CodeMID
ICAO CodeMMMD
INEGI Code310500001[2]
ClimateAw
Websitemerida.gob.mx

ReferencesEdit

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (2005). "Principales resultados por localidad (ITER)". Archived from the original on July 22, 2011.
  2. INEGI. "Archivo Histórico de Localidades. Mérida" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved August 18, 2010.