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Acapulco (offeecially as Acapulco de Juárez) is a ceety, municipality an major sea port in the state o Guerrero on the Pacific coast o Mexico, 300 kilometres (190 mi) soothwast frae Mexico Ceety. Acapulco is locatit on a deep, semi-circular bay an haes been a port syne the early colonial period o Mexico's history.[1] It is a port o caw for shippin an cruisin lines runnin atween Panama an San Francisco, Californie, Unitit States.[2] The ceety o Acapulco is the lairgest in the state, far lairger than the state caipital Chilpancingo. Acapulco is Mexico's lairgest beach an balneario resortit ceety an aw.[3]

Acapulco
Ceety
Acapulco de Juárez
Acapulco panoramic collage. Top, frae left tae richt: Acapulco Bay frae Chapel o Peace, Petroglyphs in Palma Sola, Nuestra Señora de la Soledad Cathedral, Mural bi Diego Rivera in Dolores Olmedo Hoose, San Diego Fort, La Quebrada, La Condesa Beach, Acapulco Dorado an Acapulco Diamante.
Acapulco panoramic collage. Top, frae left tae richt: Acapulco Bay frae Chapel o Peace, Petroglyphs in Palma Sola, Nuestra Señora de la Soledad Cathedral, Mural bi Diego Rivera in Dolores Olmedo Hoose, San Diego Fort, La Quebrada, La Condesa Beach, Acapulco Dorado an Acapulco Diamante.
Coat o airms o Acapulco
Coat o airms
Acapulco is locatit in Mexico
Acapulco
Acapulco
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 16°51′49″N 99°52′57″W / 16.86361°N 99.88250°W / 16.86361; -99.88250Coordinates: 16°51′49″N 99°52′57″W / 16.86361°N 99.88250°W / 16.86361; -99.88250
Kintra Mexico
State Guerrero
Foondit1520s
Govrenment
 • Municipal presesLuis Walton (2012–2015)
Area
 • Municipality1,880.60 km2 (726.10 sq mi)
 • Urban
85 km2 (33 sq mi)
 • Metro
3,538.5 km2 (1,366.2 sq mi)
Elevation
of seat
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Municipality687,608
 • Density370/km2 (950/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,021,000
Demonym(s)Acapulqueño (a)
Porteño (a)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
39300-39937
Aurie code(s)744
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid (in Spaingie)

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México Estado de Guerrero Acapulco de Juárez" (in Spanish). Mexico: INAFED. Retrieved January 10, 2010. 
  2. "History of API Acapulco". Acapulco, Guerrero: Administracion Portuaria Integral. Retrieved January 10, 2010. 
  3. "INEGI Census 2005" (in Spanish). Archived frae the oreeginal on January 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 

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  Travel guide tae Acapulco frae Wikivoyage