Cancún, Quintana Roo
|Foundation||April 20, 1970|
|• Mayor||Francisco Antonio Alor Quezada (PRI)|
|Elevation||0-10 m (0-33 ft)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
Cancún (pronounced as IPA: [kanˈkun]) is a coastal city in Mexico's easternmost state, Quintana Roo, on the Yucatán Peninsula. About 573,000 people live in Cancún, but over 4,000,000 tourists visit Cancún every year on vacation.
At present, it is along with Acapulco the Mexican resort best known in the world.
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