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Campeche

Occupying the western third of the Yucatan Peninsula is the State of Campeche. Campeche, Mexico was long a part of Yucatán and shared its history through the mid 19th century. Campeche broke away from Yucatán and Campeche Mexico became a separate state in 1857. Campeche Mexico is the least visited of the Yucatan three states Campeche is bordered by the Mexican states of Yucatán to the north east, Quintana Roo to the east, and Tabasco to the south west. Campeche suffered numerous pirate attacks, as a result of which a defense system of walls and forts was built, traces of which still remain, giving it its distinctive appearance. The Southern part of Campeche experiences heavy rainfall and has thick tropical forests and logwood (campeche in Spanish) has been one of the chief exports. Agriculture and stock raising are important in the more arid northeastern area. Campeche considered a major Archaeological site. Among Campeche Mexico archeological beauties are Calakmul, the biggest Maya city discovered so far, Campeche, capital of the state was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999…
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Cities in Campeche

Campeche Mexico shares its name with its capital also called Campeche. The state of preservation and quality of its architecture earned Campeche city the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. Other cities in Campeche are Ciudad del Carmen. Ciudad del Carmen is known as one of the best locations to find seafood in Mexico...
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Attractions in Campeche

Calakmul
There are many things to do and see in Campeche. Campeche is home to many Mayan ruins such as Calakmul, the largest ancient Mayan city ever uncovered. It is located in the 1,800,000 acre Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, deep in the jungles of the Petén. Campeche also has several rivers, in addition to beaches, archaeological sites, colonial buildings...
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Campeche Restaurants
Campeche also has many brightly colored buildings reflective of Caribbean tastes. As might be expected in a seaport town, Campeche has an abundance of fresh seafood prepared in every conceivable manner including some flavored with tasty Caribbean spices…
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Campeche Hotels
Most hotels in the state of Campeche concentrate in its two largest towns, Campeche City and Ciudad del Carmen. Campeche Hotel rates are very affordable. The hotels are restored colonial buildings with all the amenities…
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