Bacalar (HM2GZU)

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N 18° 40.705', W 88° 23.479'

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 BacalarLas maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la ribera de la laguna que lleva su nombre y en la época prehispánica fue la población más importante y cabecera de Uaymil, una de las 16 provincias en las que estaba dividida la Peninsula de Yucatán antes de la llegada de los conquistadores.
English:BacalarThe wonders and natural resources of Bacalar make this enchanting town one of the most beautiful places in the state of Quintana Roo. Its name comes from the Mayan word Bakjalal, which means "surrounded by reeds".
This area is located on the shores of the lagoon that bears its name and during prehispanic times it was the most important settlement and capital of Uaymil, one of the 16 provinces in which the Yucatán Peninsula was divided before the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors. Maya-Yucateco:BacalarU Kiichkelemil yéetel u k'aaxilo' ob Bacalare', leti meentik u p'aatal jump'éel kúuchl

táaj ki'ichkelem tu petlu'umil Quintana Roo. Le u k'aaba' bakjalal ich maayao', u k'áat u ya'al báak paachal tumen su'uko'ob", le kúuchila ti' ku p'áatal tu xuul jump'éel aka'an-ja' bisik u k'aaba'o. tu k'inil úuchben miatsilo'obe', jumpéel kaaj jach k'ajóola'an ka'ach, p'a'at xan bey u mek'tankaaljil kalach Uaymile', le kúuchila' leti' jump'éel ti' ichil le 16 kaajo'ob bix jatsa'alil u petlu'umil Yucatan ma'ali' k'uchuk kastelan máako'obe.
Placed ByGobierno del Estado de Quintana Roo 2011-2016
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Date Added Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 353273 N 2065816
Decimal Degrees18.67841667, -88.39131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 40.705', W 88° 23.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 40' 42.3" N, 88° 23' 28.74" W
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