Lázaro Cárdenas Municipality, Quintana Roo

Lázaro Cárdenas is ane o the ten municipalities that mak up the Mexican state o Quintana Roo. Its municipal seat is the toun o Kantunilkín, which wis foondit on 10 October 1859.[1] Its borders are, tae the wast, the municipalities o Tizimín an Chemax in the state o Yucatán, tae the east the municipalities o Isla Mujeres an Benito Juárez, an tae the sooth Solidaridad.

Lázaro Cárdenas
Official logo of Lázaro Cárdenas
Location o Lázaro Cárdenas in Quintana Roo
Location o Lázaro Cárdenas in Quintana Roo
Lázaro Cárdenas is located in Mexico
Lázaro Cárdenas
Lázaro Cárdenas
Location o Lázaro Cárdenas in Mexico
Coordinates: 21°06′10″N 87°29′16″W / 21.10278°N 87.48778°W / 21.10278; -87.48778
StateQuintana Roo
Municipal SeatKantunilkín
Named forLázaro Cárdenas
 • Municipal Preses[1]Profr. Clementino Angulo Cupul
 • Municipality3881 km2 (1,498 sq mi)
20 m (70 ft)
 (2010 [2])
 • Municipality25,333
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)
INEGI Code007
Major AirportCancún Internaitional Airport
WebsiteOffeecial Steid
Municipalities o Quintana Roo

It is namit efter Lázaro Cárdenas who wis Preses o Mexico frae 1934 tae 1940.


Cairt o Lazaro Cardenas, Municipality

The municipality is made up o 82 populatit localities (localidades), as well as 81 unpopulatit localities. The lairgest localities (ceeties, touns, an veelages) are:[2]

Name 2010 Census Population
Kantunilkín 7,150
Ignacio Zaragoza 2,213
Holbox 1,486
Chiquilá 1,466
Nuevo Valladolid 1,294
Nuevo Xcán 1,130
El Tintal 1,074
San Ángel 1,041
El Ideal 818
Solferino 799
San Francisco 767
El Cedral 752
Tot Municipality 25,333

Ither commonties


Orografie an hydrografie


Lik maist o the Yucatan Peninsula Lázaro Cárdenas is entirely flat wi a gentle slope towards the sea, sae frae wast tae east.

Lik the rest o the peninsula's surface the laund haes a limestane base that daes no allou the formation o surface watter flows such as rivers an streams, the watter insteid forms flows in unnergrund rivers that whiles rise tae the surface in the cenotes. Lochs an cenotes are the major bouks o watter in the municipality.


  1. a b El municipio de Lázaro Cárdenas Archived 2015-02-15 at the Wayback Machine Official Site.
  2. a b "2010 census tables: INEGI". Archived frae the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2013.