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Estado Libre y Soberano de Yucatán
Flag of State of Yucatán
Flag
Coat of arms of State of Yucatán
Coat of arms
Location within Mexico
Location within Mexico
CountryFlag of Mexico.svg Mexico
CapitalMérida
Municipalities106
Government
 • GovernorIvonne Ortega Pacheco PRI
 • Federal DeputiesPAN: 4
PRI: 1
 • Federal SenatorsBeatriz Zavala Peniche (PAN)
Alfredo Rodríguez (PAN)
Cleominio Zoreda (PRI)
Area
 • Total38,402 km2 (14,827 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total1,818,948 (Ranked 21st)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
HDI (2004)0.7778 - medium
Ranked 19th
ISO 3166-2MX-YUC
Postal abbr.Yuc.
Websitehttp://www.yucatan.gob.mx

Yucatán is a state in the east of Mexico. About 1,820,000 people live in Yucatán. Its capital is called Mérida.



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