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Map of Yucatan - Mexico Maps, Yucatan Peninsula Facts Landforms

Yucatan Peninsula Map, Mexico

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Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is one of the most popular tourism destinations.

Major attractions include Cancun, the islands of Cozumel and Isla Mujeres, coral reefs, white-sand beaches, emerald-green waters, and perfect weather; all of them strong magnets for international travelers.

The peninsula is also home to a large grouping of Mayan archeological sites; major ones include Chichen Itza, Coba, Edzna, Kabah, Tulum and Uxmal.

Many areas of the peninsula are blanketed by a thick jungle, and in the southeast, tropical rain forests merge into the borders with Belize and Guatemala.

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This page was last updated on November 17, 2015.