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Tenabo Municipality

Flag of Tenabo
Tenabo is located in Mexico
Country Mexico
State Campeche
Municipal seat Tenabo
 • Municipal president Julio Cesar Sánchez Caamal (2006–09)
 • Total 821 km2 (317 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,736
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
  municipal seat
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Encomienda 1549
Municipality created 1786
City status 1960

Tenabo (Yucatec Maya: "place where they measure by hand-spans") is one of the 11 municipalities in the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated on the coast in the north of the state. The municipal seat, and largest settlement, is the city of Tenabo, 36 km from state capital Campeche, Camp. As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 9,736.[1]

History and geography

The municipality of Tenabo borders to the north with Hecelchakán Municipality, to the east with Hopelchén Municipality, to the south with Campeche Municipality, and to the west with the Gulf of Mexico.

It covers 882 km², accounting for 1.5% of the state's total surface area.


Church at Tinún

As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 9,736.[1]

As of 2010, the city of Tenabo had a population of 7,543.[1] Other than the city of Tenabo, the municipality had 90 localities, none of which had a population over 1,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d
  • Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  • Tenabo Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

External links

  • Ayuntamiento de Tenabo Official website (Spanish)
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