Which province is Cancun in?

Quintana Roo

Country Mexico
State Quintana Roo
Municipality Benito Juárez
Founded April 20, 1970

What state in Mexico is Cancun located?


Cancún, city and adjacent island resort area, Quintana Roo estado (state), southeastern Mexico. Ciudad Cancún (Cancún city) is located on the northeastern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, facing the Caribbean Sea.

What region is Yucatan in?

It is located on the north part of the Yucatán Peninsula. It is bordered by the states of Campeche to the southwest and Quintana Roo to the southeast, with the Gulf of Mexico off its north coast. Before the arrival of Spaniards to the Yucatán Peninsula, the name of this region was Mayab….

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Is Cancun part of the Caribbean?

It means places like the Cayman Islands, smack in the middle of the sea south of Cuba, and less obvious places like the shore of the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. And yes, Cancun is in the Caribbean.

Is Cancun Mexico safe?

Cancun is a safe town to visit – locals are friendly and crime rates are very low compared to other cities in Mexico. While most people never run into any trouble, there are several troublesome areas close to Cancun.

What is the capital of Yucatan Mexico?

Mérida, city, capital of Yucatán estado (state), southeastern Mexico. It lies near the northwestern tip of the Yucatán Peninsula, about 20 miles (30 km) south of Progreso, its port on the Gulf of Mexico.

What 3 countries share the Yucatan Peninsula?

Today three countries share the peninsula. By far the largest area is occupied by the Mexican states of Campeche, Quintana Roo, and Yucatán. Nearly all of Belize and most of the department of Petén in Guatemala are also on the peninsula.