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What is the Chichen Itza?


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March 31, 2010 5:09PM

Chichen Itza are the ruins of a Mayan city and place of worship, located on the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, 178 Kilometers (111 miles) west of Cancun and 107 Kilometers (67 miles) east of the capital of the state, Merida. Its geographic coordinates are (20°40'53.7''N, 88°34'0.6''W).It was founded roughly at 600 AD and abandoned near the 1200 AD.