Geography Campeche Mexico

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Campeche is a comparatively flat area of Mexico with approx 530 km of shoreline on the Gulf of Mexico. The majority of the surface is of sedimentary rock much of which is from marine or coral origin. The place with the highest elevations is near the borders with Guatemala and Quintana Roo regions. Notable mountainous areas include Cerro los Chinos (370 meters), Cerro Champerico (390 meters), Cerro El Ramonal (340 meters), Cerro El Doce (250 meters) and Cerro El Gavilán (210 meters). Yet, these hills are divided by large expanses of lower flat land. In Champotón to the south of the municipality begin a series of rolling hills known as the Sierra Alta or Puuc, which extend northeast to Bolonchen into the state of Yucatán, these being only an average altitude of between forty and sixty meters with some reaching 100 meters. There other areas of varying elevations, near the city of Campeche with prominent ones known as Boxol, Maxtum, El Morro and the Sierra Seybaplaya. Whether you are visiting Campeche in Mexico for business, pleasure or both, we´re sure that Campeche will meet all of your expectations and that the people of Campeche will make you feel welcome while sampling some of the unique cuisine on offer in the Campeche Restaurant districts.