Where is Cancun, Mexico?

Cancun is city and adjacent island resort area, located in the southeastern part of Mexico, Cancun is in the state of Quintana Roo, at the north-eastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula. Cancun lies between latitudes 21.1742876 and longitudes -86.8465576.

Location Map of Cancun, Mexico

Cancun City Facts

ContinentNorth America
Coordinates21°09′38″N 86°50′51″W
StateQuintana Roo
MunicipalityBenito Juárez
FoundedApril 20, 1970
Area1,978.75 km2 (764.00 sq mi)
Population (2020)888,797
• Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Highest elevation10 m (30 ft)
Lowest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Postal code77500
Area code(s)998