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City and municipal seat
Calkiní is located in Mexico
Country  Mexico
State Campeche
Municipality Calkiní
 • Municipal president Jorge Antonio Cocom Collí (2006-09)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,934
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
City status 30 November 1918

Calkiní (Yucatec Maya: "throat of the sun") is a city in the Mexican state of Campeche. It is situated at the northern tip of the state, on the central western coast the Yucatán Peninsula. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. As of 2010, the city of Calkiní had a population of 14,934.[1]


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

External links

  • Ayuntamiento de Calkiní Official website (Spanish)
  • Municipio de Calkiní from official Campeche state government website (Spanish)
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