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About Merida, Mexico

Mérida, the vibrant capital of the Mexican state of Yucatán, has a rich Mayan and colonial heritage. The city’s focal point is Plaza de la Independencia, bordered by the fortresslike Mérida Cathedral and white limestone Iglesia de la Tercera Orden, both colonial-era churches built using relics from ancient Mayan temples. The Casa de Montejo, a 16th-century mansion, is a landmark of colonial plateresque architecture.

  • Elevation: 10 m
  • Weather: 22°C, Wind E at 11 km/h, 88% Humidity
  • City founded: January 6, 1542
  • Population: 777,615 (2010) United Nations
  • Postal code: 97000
  • Colleges and Universities: Autonomous University of Yucatan

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