Quintana Roo


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Quintana Roo

(Spanish kinˈtana ˈrɔo)
n
(Placename) a state of SE Mexico, on the E Yucatán Peninsula: hot, humid, forested, and inhabited chiefly by Maya Indians. Capital: Chetumal. Pop: 287 000 (2005 est). Area: 50 350 sq km (19 463 sq miles)

Quin•ta•na Roo

(kinˈtɑ nə ˈroʊ)
n.
a sparsely populated state in SE Mexico, on the E Yucatán peninsula. 703,536. Cap.: Chetumal. 19,435 sq. mi. (50,335 sq. km).
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Noun1.Quintana Roo - a Mexican state on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula
Cancun - a popular island resort off the northeastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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In Chetumal, the capital of the state of Quintana Roo across the border with Belize, heavier rain and winds arrived in the early hours of Sunday.
Gregorio Sanchez has since been barred from politics, ending his run for governor of the state of Quintana Roo.
Consulate in Merida, Mexico, which counts Quintana Roo as part of its consular district, had a staff of only six Department of State direct-hire employees and less than five days' advance warning, so it sought assistance from other Mission Mexico posts.
Thank you to everyone with the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve for continuing to welcome our university to this truly unique region of Quintana Roo.
Quintana Roo state civil protection director Major Jose Nemecio said a few emergency crews were able to begin distributing emergency supplies in Playa del Carmen, to the south of Cancun, where winds had flattened wooden houses In Cancun, the wind ripped part of the ceiling off a gymnasium-turned-shelter, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,000 people.
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The development, which is expected to spark economic growth in southern Quintana Roo State, will create an estimated US$730 million in revenue from foreign tourism.
OMM officials have estimated that the project is feasible if it attracts just five per cent of the tourists who visit Cancun and Quintana Roo annually.
The other states where airports will be built are Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Puebla, Tamaulipas, Sonora and Estado de Mexico.
Les villages des refugies du Campeche et du Quintana Roo se caracterisaient en 1996 par leur nombre limite: a la difference du Chiapas ou l'on decomptait plus de 90 villages, il existait seulement trois communautes au Quintana Roo et quatre au Campeche formees exclusivement par les refugies et leurs descendants.
Their definition extends the region to include the five southernmost states of Mexico: Quintana Roo, Yucatan, Campeche, Tobasco, and Chiapas.
Petersburg, Russia's Kannon Dance School and Company; San Francisco, California's Schumacher's Dance Company and Quintana Roo, Mexico's Ballet Folk Mexicano .