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Mérida
City
Collage of the City of Mérida
Collage of the City of Mérida
Coat of arms of Mérida
Coat of arms
Country Mexico
State Yucatán
Municipality Mérida
City founded January 6, 1542
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total 892,363
 • Density 858.41/km2 (2,223.3/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Meridian
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
97000
Area code(s) 999
Major airport Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport
IATA Code MID
ICAO Code MMMD
INEGI Code 310500001
Climate Aw

Mérida (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmeɾiða]) is the capital and largest city in the Yucatán state in Mexico. It is also the largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula.


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