Yucatán (state)

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State of Yucatán
Estado Libre y Soberano de Yucatán
State

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Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 20°50′N 89°00′W / 20.833°N 89°W / 20.833; -89Coordinates: 20°50′N 89°00′W / 20.833°N 89°W / 20.833; -89
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Mérida
Municipalities 106
Government
 • Governor Ivonne Ortega Pacheco PRI
 • Federal Deputies PAN: 4
PRI: 1
 • Federal Senators Beatriz Zavala Peniche (PAN)
Alfredo Rodríguez (PAN)
Cleominio Zoreda (PRI)
Area
Ranked 20th
 • Total 38,402 km2 (14,827 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,818,948 (Ranked 21st)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.7778 - medium
Ranked 19th
ISO 3166-2 MX-YUC
Postal abbr. Yuc.

Yucatán is a state in the east of Mexico. About 1,820,000 people live in Yucatán. Its capital is called Mérida.