Bacalar Municipality

Bacalar is one of the ten municipalities of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. The municipal seat and most populous town is the eponymous Bacalar. The municipality was formed on February 2, 2011, when it separated from the Municipality of Othón P. Blanco.

Bacalar
Municipality
Bacalar
Coordinates: 18°41′N 88°24′W
CountryMexico
StateQuintana Roo
Established2 February 2011
Municipal seatBacalar
Government
  Municipal PresidentJosé Alfredo Contreras Méndez
Area
  Total7,161.1 km2 (2,764.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
  Total32,000
  Density4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Southeast (US Eastern))
INEGI Code23010
Websitewww.bacalar.gob.mx

Major communities

The 2010 census enumerated 57 populated localities.

Name2010 Census Population
Bacalar11,048
Limones2,535
Maya Balam2,018
Pedro Antonio Santos497
Total municipality32,759

References


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