Where is Cancun, Mexico?, 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