Ticul Municipality

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Ticul de Morales
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Ticul City Hall
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Region 7 Sur #089
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Ticul de Morales
Location of the Municipality in Mexico
Coordinates: 20°24′N89°32′W / 20.400°N 89.533°W / 20.400; -89.533
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
State Flag of Yucatan.svg Yucatán
Government
  TypePAN 2018–2021 [1]
  Municipal PresidentCamilo Moises Salomon Lopez [2]
Area
  Total355.12 km2 (137.11 sq mi)
  [2]
Population
 (2010 [3] )
  Total37,685
Time zone UTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)
Postal Code
97860
Area code 997
INEGI Code089
Major Airport Merida (Manuel Crescencio Rejón) International Airport
IATA Code MID
ICAO Code MMMD

Ticul de Morales Municipality is one of the 106 municipalities in the Mexican state of Yucatán. It is located in the western part of the state at ( 20°24′N89°32′W / 20.400°N 89.533°W / 20.400; -89.533 ) 100 km south of the state capital city of Mérida. The municipality, which has an area of 355.12 km² (137.11 sq mi), in the 2005 census reported 25,621 inhabitants. The city of Ticul which is the municipal seat had a population of 21,147, the ninth-largest community in the state in population. The majority are ethnically Maya. Its largest other towns are Pustunich and Yotholín.

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Geography

Climate

Climate data for Ticul
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)29.8
(85.6)
31.7
(89.1)
34.1
(93.4)
36.7
(98.1)
37.7
(99.9)
35.7
(96.3)
35.3
(95.5)
35.1
(95.2)
34.3
(93.7)
32.6
(90.7)
31
(88)
29.9
(85.8)
33.7
(92.7)
Average low °C (°F)15
(59)
15.9
(60.6)
17.6
(63.7)
19.4
(66.9)
21.3
(70.3)
21.9
(71.4)
21.2
(70.2)
21.6
(70.9)
21.7
(71.1)
20.6
(69.1)
18.0
(64.4)
16.3
(61.3)
19.2
(66.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches)20
(0.8)
130
(5)
36
(1.4)
51
(2)
110
(4.5)
170
(6.6)
140
(5.7)
170
(6.5)
190
(7.5)
120
(4.8)
51
(2)
41
(1.6)
1,230
(48.4)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

Communities

The municipality is made up of 32 communities the most important are as follows:

Notable people

Francisco Ché Cacique de Ticul who ruled from 1562-1569.

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References

  1. "Presidente Municipal" (in Spanish). Mérida, Mexico: PRI. 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  2. 1 2 "Municipios de Yucatán »Santa Elena" (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  3. "Mexico In Figures:Sacalum, Yucatán". INEGI (in Spanish and English). Aguascalientes, México: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI). Archived from the original on 6 May 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  4. "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Ticul, Yucatán". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.