Ciudad Del Carmen
The town takes its name from the July 16, 1717, day of the Virgen del Carmen, when the pirates were defeated and expelled from the island of Don Alonso Felipe de Andrade on the bridge of San Felipe.
Is located southeast of the Yucatan Peninsula in the west of the island of Carmen, which is situated between the Gulf of Mexico and the lagoon of terms.
Stands out an important center of Mexican oil operations, which remains in the Campeche area most important hydrocarbon exploitation of Mexico.
Also, is located in a region southeast of the country with greater tourist potential to have important natural attractions.
The population of Ciudad Del Carmen in 2005 was 154,197 inhabitants. the city grew by 28,173 inhabitants, representing 4.1 percent annual average.
The dishes are made with seafood. Are typical appetizers like shrimp, panuchos, salbutes and also the fried fish and seafood broth.