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Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres Facts

Cancun facts

  • Name: Isla Mujeres - a small island 8 miles to the northeast of Cancun, Mexico
  • Isla Mujeres Population: 14,012 (2011 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN) (conversion rates)
    Note: U.S. dollars are widely accepted in Cancun.

Twenty Mexican Pesos

  • Mexico GDP total: $6.19 billion (2010 est)
  • Mexico GDP per capita: $21,700 (2010 est)
  • Languages: Spanish 92.7%, regional indigenous dialects 5.7%, others. Note: Across Cancun, English is widely spoken in the hospitality industry.
  • Name: Isla Mujeres is Spanish for "Women Island."
  • National Day: September 16
  • Religions: Catholic (92%), Protestant (5%), others

Isla Mujeres Photographs

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One of the many Mexican sculptures in the Garrafon Reef Park sculpture garden on Isla Mujeres