Mérida, Yucatán

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Yucatán

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Mérida is the capital and largest city in Yucatan state in Mexico, as well as the largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula.
It is divided into 106 municipalities, and its capital city is Mérida.

Paseo de Montejo

Many large and elaborate homes still line the main avenue called Paseo de Montejo, though few are occupied today by individual families.
Paseo de Montejo is a notable avenue of Mérida, México.

Association of Caribbean States

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Mérida hosted the VI Summit of Association of Caribbean States, in April 2014.

Conchi León

Notable people from the town include Conchi León, a playwright, actress, director and Yucatecan theater teacher.
Concepción León Mora born in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, 9 December 1973, is better known as Conchi León.

Mexico

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Mérida is the capital and largest city in Yucatan state in Mexico, as well as the largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula.
The government of the state of Yucatán is also funding the construction of a high speed line connecting the cities of Cozumel to Mérida and Chichen Itza and Cancún.

American Capital of Culture

Mérida has served as the American Capital of Culture in the years 2000 and 2017.

Museo de la Canción Yucateca Asociación Civil

Museum of the Yucatecan Song
The Museo de la Canción Yucateca Asociación Civil (Museum of the Yucatecan Song) is a museum located in the city of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.

Museum of the City of Merida

Museo de la Ciudad de Mérida
The Museum of the City of Merida (Spanish: Museo de la Ciudad de Mérida) is located in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, and is home to a large amount of archeological pieces that help to understand the development of the city from the pre-Hispanic to contemporary times.

Luis Espinosa Alcalá

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José Luis de Gonzaga Espinosa de los Monteros y Alcalá (June 21, 1932, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico – January 1, 2009) better known as Luis Espinosa-Alcalá was a Mexican poet, songwriter, and music promoter.

Venados F.C.

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Venados Fútbol Club is a Mexican football club based in Mérida, Yucatán.

Leones de Yucatán

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Their home games are played at Parque Kukulcán Alamo (Kukulcán Park) in Mérida, Yucatán.

Mérida, Spain

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Among the four cities that share the same name around the world, it is the largest -the other three being in Spain, Venezuela, and the Philippines.

Mérida International Airport

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Mérida is serviced by Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport with daily non-stop services to major cities in Mexico (Mexico City, Monterrey, Villahermosa, Cancún, Guadalajara, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Toluca) and international (Miami, Houston, La Havana - Toronto direct flights are available seasonally on Tuesday's, December through April) and usually receiving charter flight services to and from Europe and Canada.
Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport, formerly known as Mérida-Rejón Airport is an international airport located in the Mexican city of Mérida, Yucatán.

Parque Kukulcán Alamo

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Parque Kukulcán Alamo (Kukulcán Alamo Park) is a stadium located in the city of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.

Yucatán Symphony Orchestra

Yucatan Symphony Orchestra
Mérida is also home to the Yucatán Symphony Orchestra, which plays regular seasons at the Jose Peon Contreras Theatre on Calle 60 and features classical music, jazz, and opera.
The Yucatan Symphony Orchestra (OSY) is a philharmonic orchestra based in Mérida, Yucatán, México.

Koreans in Mexico

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Korean immigration to Mexico began in 1905 when more than a thousand people arrived in Yucatán from the city of Incheon.
In Mérida, Yucatán there is a Museum of Korean Immigration (Museo Conmemorativo de la Inmigración Coreana a Yucatán).

Progreso, Yucatán

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Progreso is a port city in the Mexican state of Yucatán, located on the Gulf of Mexico in the north-west of the state some 30 minutes north of state capital Mérida (the biggest city on the Yucatán Peninsula) by highway.

Valladolid, Yucatán

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Valladolid is located approximately 160 km east of the state capital Mérida, 40 km east of Chichen Itza, and 150 km west of Cancun.

Incheon

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Korean immigration to Mexico began in 1905 when more than a thousand people arrived in Yucatán from the city of Incheon.

Estadio Carlos Iturralde

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The Estadio Carlos Iturralde is a multi-use stadium in the Mexican city of Mérida, Yucatán.

Mayapan

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Mayapan (Màayapáan in Modern Maya), (in Spanish Mayapán), (pronounced mī-ä-ˈpän) is a Pre-Columbian Maya site a couple of kilometers south of the town of Telchaquillo in Municipality of Tecoh, approximately 40 km south-east of Mérida and 100 km west of Chichen Itza; in the state of Yucatán, Mexico.

Francisco de Montejo

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There were three Spanish conquistadors named "Francisco de Montejo": Francisco de Montejo "el Adelantado" ("The Lieutenant", the eldest); Francisco de Montejo y León "el Mozo" ("The Boy", his son); and Francisco de Montejo "el Sobrino" ("The Nephew").
He founded the city of San Francisco de Campeche in 1540, and Mérida in 1542.

Anahuac Mayab University

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The Anahuac Mayab University (Spanish: Universidad Anáhuac Mayab) is a private institution of higher education in Mérida, Yucatán, México and belongs to the religious congregation of the Legion of Christ.

Mexican League

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