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Where is Campeche, Mexico

Campeche is a state in Mexico, and it is also the name of its capital city. The state of Campeche is located in the southeastern part of Mexico, on the Yucatán Peninsula. The state's capital city, also named Campeche, is situated on the Gulf of Mexico coast. Campeche is known for its historical and cultural significance, with well-preserved colonial architecture and archaeological sites from the ancient Maya civilization. It is bordered by the states of Yucatán and Quintana Roo. The city of Campeche is approximately 170 kilometers (about 105 miles) southwest of Mérida, the capital of Yucatán.

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CapitalSan Francisco de Campeche
City Area57,507 km2 (22,204 sq mi)
Coordinates :18°50′N 90°24′W
City Population (2020)928,363
Time ZoneUTC−6 (CST)
• SummerUTC−5 (CDT)
Postal codes24
Area code981,982,983,996,913,000