San Francisco de Campeche

Campeche, Mexico

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San Francisco de Campeche, also known as justCampecheis located in the state of Campeche, Mexico, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico. Campeche serves as the Capital of the state of Campeche and has a population of over 200,000 people. The city has earned the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its preservation and the quality of the architecture. The city has retained most of the wall fortifications built to defend it from the pirates of the Carribbean.

Calakmul

Calakmul, Mexico

Calakmul, Mexico

Calakmul is located in the state of Campeche in southeastern Mexico about 22 miles north of the Guatamalan border. It is a Maya archeological site discovered deep in the jungles of the Peten Basin region. The name was given the site by its discoverer, Cyrus L. Lundell, and meansCity of the Two Adjacent Pyramids.there are 6,750 ancient structures the largest is the great pyramid and the second pyramid is also one of the tallest of the Maya pyramids.

Monte Albano

Monte Alban, Mexico

Monte Albano, Mexico

Monte Alban is one of the earliest cities of Mesoamerica. Its ruins are located in the southern part of the status Oaxaca, Mexico within the municipality of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan. Oaxaca urbem, the state capital, is approximately 6 miles east of Monte Alban. The ancient city had been the political and economic center for almost a thousand years. Founded about 500 B.C. it dominated much of Oaxacan highlands until it lost its power and was abandoned around 500 A.D.

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Oaxaca urbem

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca urbem, Mexico

Oaxaca urbem, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexicanae maxima urbe et Capitolio status Oaxaca. Sita est in radicibus montes a radicibus Sierra Madre Cerro del Fortin Atoyac ad ripas fluminis. Oaxaca is a tourist town, Aliquam coloniae lapide viridi-era edificatis cavationibus sicut indigena Monte Albano, nominatur Mundus Heritage Site in 1987.

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