The state of Campeche, the geographical center of southeastern Mexico, has an area of 57 thousand square kilometers and is divided into 11 municipalities: Campeche, where the capital is located, Calkini, Hecelchakán, Tenabo, Hopelchén, Champoton Escarcega, Calakmul, Candelaria, Palizada and Carmen.
Old seat of the Mayan civilization, with important archaeological sites as Edzná, Calakmul, Becan, Jaina, Santa Rosa Xtampac, El Hormiguero, El Tigre, among others.
Campeche is also recognized for its colonial heritage and for being one of the walled cities of the New World. It has ancient architectural gems like the Cathedral, which dates back to just over 450 years.
Campeche has its origin in one of the most important and ancient Mayan civilizations, but it was also the place of arrival and departure point of the Spanish conquest, so it is interspersed now and save the legacy of two cultures : The Spanish and Mayan.
In the northern region, known as the Camino Real, received greatest Mayan heritage, although it is here where there are important buildings dating from the colonial era. Estates, churches and squares, realize it.
Predominantly southward cattle and farming area, being within the region of rivers. To the northwest, lies the region of Los Chenes, featuring a variety of pre-Hispanic settlements and where is located the archeological site of Calakmul, an important Mayan acropolis.
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