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Tenabo Municipality

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Country  Mexico
Municipal seat  Tenabo
Encomienda  1549
Area  1,058 km²
Population  10,665 (2015)
State  Campeche
Time zone  CST (UTC−6)
Municipality created  1786
Elevation  10 m
Capital  Tenabo
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Tenabo (Yucatec Maya: "place where they measure by hand-spans") is one of the 11 municipalities in the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated on the coast in the north of the state. The municipal seat, and largest settlement, is the city of Tenabo, 36 km from state capital Campeche, Camp. As of 2015, the municipality had a total population of 10,665.


Map of Tenabo Municipality, Campeche, Mexico

History and geography

The municipality of Tenabo borders to the north with Hecelchakán Municipality, to the east with Hopelchén Municipality, to the south with Campeche Municipality, and to the west with the Gulf of Mexico.

It covers 882 km², accounting for 1.5% of the state's total surface area.


As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 9,736.

As of 2010, the city of Tenabo had a population of 7,543. Other than the city of Tenabo, the municipality had 90 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000.


Tenabo Municipality Wikipedia

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