Yucatán (state) facts for kids
|State of Yucatán
Estado Libre y Soberano de Yucatán
Location within Mexico
|• Total||38,402 km2 (14,827 sq mi)|
|• Total||1,818,948 (Ranked 21st)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|HDI (2004)||0.7778 - medium
The state was a very important region for the Mayan civilization. There are still some villages there with Mayan-descent people who speak the old language. There are also archaeological sites where Mayan remains are investigated.
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