Campeche


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Cam·pe·che

 (kăm-pē′chē, käm-pĕ′chĕ)
A city of southeast Mexico on the Bay of Campeche, a section of the Gulf of Mexico west of Yucatán. Founded in 1540, Campeche was frequently sacked by buccaneers in the 1600s.

Campeche

(Spanish kamˈpetʃe)
n
1. (Placename) a state of SE Mexico, on the SW of the Yucatán peninsula: forestry and fishing. Capital: Campeche. Pop: 205 000 (2005 est). Area: 56 114 sq km (21 666 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in SE Mexico, capital of Campeche state. Pop: 195 000 (2000 est)
3. (Placename) Bay of Campeche Gulf of Campeche the SW part of the Gulf of Mexico

Cam•pe•che

(kɑmˈpɛ tʃɛ)

n.
1. a state in SE Mexico, on the peninsula of Yucatán. 642,516; 19,672 sq. mi. (50,950 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state. 151,805.
3. Gulf of, the SW part of the Gulf of Mexico.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Campeche - a Mexican city on the Bay of Campeche
Campeche - a Mexican state on the eastern part of the Gulf of Campeche
2.Campeche - a Mexican state on the eastern part of the Gulf of Campeche
Campeche - a Mexican city on the Bay of Campeche
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En las siguientes 24 horas un canal de baja presion que se extendera hacia el occidente de la Peninsula de Yucatan, mantendra las condiciones de probables tormentas fuertes a muy fuertes en el centro y sur de la entidad, asi como en el oriente y norte de Campeche.
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No fueron solamente los frutos secos, el vinagre, los textiles, el aguardiente y la diversa bisuteria lo que los barcos salidos de las Islas Canarias llevaron a los puertos de San Francisco de Campeche y al de Santa Maria de Sisal en la peninsula de Yucatan (1), sino tambien condujeron grupos humanos que se establecieron en sitios como Merida, Campeche, Valladolid, Progreso, El Carmen, Champoton y Bacalar principalmente (2).
Este desempeno ha afectado sustancialmente el crecimiento economico de las entidades especializadas en la produccion de petroleo, donde Campeche y Tabasco son las mas importantes, con un peso relativo de la rama de mineria petrolera respecto al PIB estatal de 80.1 % y 58.8%, respectivamente.