Merida is the capital of the state of Yucatan in Mexico. This traditional city is also known as the ‘White City’, owing to the use of white paint and white limestone in its structures, depicting the brilliance of the city. It has a population of about 800,000 occupants.
Merida experiences a warm to hot humid climate with rainfall during the months of June and August. Summers can get really hot, tempered by the occasional breeze. Situated close to the sea level, Merida has a flat topography.
Fransisco De Montejo discovered Merida in 1542. A defence city in ancient times, modern Merida goes beyond the old city walls. However, the European-style houses, which are a legacy of the old times, still exist.
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