Tikal Mayan Ruins in Guatemala

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  • Tikal, Guatemala

Tikal (or Tik’al, according to the more current orthography) is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now modern-day northern Guatemala. Situated in the department of El Petén at 17°13′19″N 89°37′22″WCoordinates: 17°13′19″N 89°37′22″W, the site is part of Guatemala's Tikal National Park and in 1979 was declared a UN...(more)
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