Yucatán (state)

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State of Yucatán

Estado Libre y Soberano de Yucatán
Flag of State of Yucatán
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Yucatán
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
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Country Mexico
CapitalMérida
Municipalities106
Government
 • GovernorIvonne Ortega Pacheco PRI
 • Federal DeputiesPAN: 4
PRI: 1
 • Federal SenatorsBeatriz Zavala Peniche (PAN)
Alfredo Rodríguez (PAN)
Cleominio Zoreda (PRI)
Area
 • Total38,402 km2 (14,827 sq mi)
Population
(2005)
 • Total1,818,948 (Ranked 21st)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7778 - medium
Ranked 19th
ISO 3166-2MX-YUC
Postal abbr.Yuc.
Websitehttp://www.yucatan.gob.mx

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