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Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico (MX)

City name Cancun
Alternative names Ciudad Cancún
Name of the highest level administration Quintana Roo
Admin type State
Capital Minor
Continent North America
Country Mexico
Country flag Flag of Mexico
Population 743626
Density 449,2
Airports in Cancun 1

Current time in Cancun now



Friday, August 19, 2022







Time zone: America/Cancun

Coordinates: 21.040457 / -86.874435

Day length: 17:51

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Where is Cancun located in Mexico (MX) on map

Latitude: 21.040457 | Longitude: -86.874435 | IATA code: CUN

Where to fly from Cancun, Mexico

Depart from CUN, arrives in: Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Havana (CU) CUN HAV VW 863 0 0 105 226,00$
Denver (US) CUN DEN F9 71 0 0 244 119,00$
Chicago (US) CUN ORD F9 2001 0 0 240 327,00$
Miami (US) CUN MIA AA 1132 0 0 103 241,00$
New York (US) CUN JFK B6 752 0 0 232 467,00$
Philadelphia (US) CUN PHL Y4 2124 0 0 229 216,00$
Orlando (US) CUN MCO NK 3643 0 0 67 109,00$
Guadalajara (MX) CUN GDL VB 2136 0 0 170 200,00$
Monterrey (MX) CUN MTY VB 2204 0 0 150 93,00$
Mexico City (MX) CUN MEX VB 1017 0 0 145 56,00$
Updated 19.08.2022

Cancun is located in Mexico, which is labeled as MX based on the ISO 3166 standard. Situated in North America, Cancun falls into the America/Cancun zone, so you need to keep in mind a possible time lag. The coordinates of Cancun in the latitude and longitude format are 21.040457 / -86.874435 — you can use them to spot the city on our map when planning a trip.

According to the recent census, the main ethnic groups residing in Mexico are Mexicans. The population of Cancun is currently estimated at 743626.

The list of the official languages includes Mexico, but you can expect greater linguistic and cultural diversity in areas focused on international tourism. Cancun offers enough hotels and apartments to ensure a comfortable stay for different budgets. If you are going to take a tour to Cancun, make sure to exchange your personal current capital into MXN, which is officially in circulation in Mexico.

Thanks to our online calculator, you can learn what distance you need to travel and how to get from your place to Cancun in the best possible way. When figuring out how to get to Cancun by plane, take into account that the city has 1 airports nearby. If you give preference to air transport, the IATA city code for Cancun is CUN.

There are many ways to find how far is Cancun (MX) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there is one common method - distance, calculated in kilometers and miles using the Haversine formula.

From Cancun to Haversine
North pole 7668 km 4765 mil
Equator 9683 km 6017 mil
South pole 17651 km 10968 mil

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Cities near Cancun (MX)

City name Latitude Longitude Distance
Chicago (US) 41.878114 -87.629798 2318 km
Guadalajara (MX) 20.525198 -103.299210 1708 km
Cozumel (MX) 20.511200 -86.930466 59 km
Monterrey (MX) 25.673211 -100.309201 1464 km
Atlanta (US) 33.748995 -84.387982 1434 km
Puerto Vallarta (MX) 20.678297 -105.248980 1908 km
San Diego (US) 32.715329 -117.157255 3256 km
Havana (CU) 22.998450 -82.408180 509 km
Orlando (US) 28.533611 -81.386667 1000 km
Tijuana (MX) 32.546284 -116.974660 3235 km

People also ask - FAQ

The population of Cancun is approximately 743626 people. An estimate of the population per square kilometer at the lat/lng - 449,2.
Yes, Cancun is part of Mexico.
Alternative names of Cancun is Ciudad Cancún.
The city timezone in the TZ database format - America/Cancun.
Cancun (MX) has approximately 1 airports.
Yes, Cancun is part of the continent of North America.
The most longest distances between Cancun and Bengkulu is 17861 kilometers or 11098 miles.
The most smallest distances between Cancun and Cozumel is 59 kilometers or 37 miles.