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Chuburná is a small fishing port in the state of Yucatan in Mexico, located on the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, west of the port of Progreso, which has been transformed into a predominantly tourist place thanks to its beaches.

The town is very visited, particularly during the summer months.

In the environs of Chuburná, there are vestiges of the Mayan civilization.

According to the 2005 census carried out by INEGI, the population of the town was 1720 inhabitants.

Geo & Climate

Chuburná is located 20 km west of the port of Progreso and 56 km north-west of the city of Merida, the capital of the state of Yucatan

The average annual temperature is 25.5 °C.

Chuburná Puerto is influenced by the local steppe climate. During the year, there is little rainfall in Chuburná Puerto.
About 480 mm of precipitation falls annually.

Origin of the Name

The name (Chuburná) means in the Mayan language place where the houses are flooded.

History & Timeline

It is one of the oldest places in the municipality of Progreso.

Chuburná and Chicxulub were declared guarded populations of Yucatán in 1663 by the government of Juan Francisco Esquivel and de la Rosa for the defense of the coast against the incursion of the pirates that operated from the Lagoon of Terms.

Tourist Assistance + Emergency Numbers

You can dial 078 from any phone, where you can find free information about tourist attractions, airports, travel agencies, car rental companies, embassies and consulates, fairs and exhibitions, hotels, hospitals, financial services, migratory and other issues.

Or dial the toll-free (in Mexico) number 01-800-006-8839.

You can also request information the email


General Information: 040 (not free)

National Emergency Service: 911

Radio Patrols: 066
Police (Emergency): 060
Civil Protection: +52(55)5683-2222
Anonymous Complaint: 089

Setravi (Transport Mobility): +52(55)5209-9913
Road Emergency: 074

Cruz Roja: 065 o +52(55)5557-5757
Firefighters: 068 o +52(55)5768-3700

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