Puerto Morelos Municipality
Puerto Morelos is one of the eleven municipalities of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, on the Yucatán Peninsula. It was formed in 2016 from the localities of Puerto Morelos, Leona Vicario and Central Vallarta previously belonging to the municipality of Benito Juárez. In the 2010 census, these three localities recorded a total of 15,725 inhabitants.
Puerto Morelos beach
Location of the Municipality in the State
Location within Mexico
|Coordinates: 20°57′N 87°06′W|
|Municipal seat||Puerto Morelos|
|• Municipal President||Leonel Medina Mendoza|
|• Total||1,100 km2 (400 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Southeastern Time Zone)|
Joaquín Zetina Gasca is one of the communities in the municipality and the location of the municipal offices.
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