The Mayans were a prolific civilization that made advances in mathematics, science, invention and architecture. During the height of their civilization, they had cities that were structured not unlike a modern community,... More » History Middle Ages

There was no centralized Maya government. The Mayas lived in city-states, some of which were very large and others that were smaller. One noble family had control of each city-state and served as a sort of monarchy with ... More » Government & Politics Types of Government

Riviera Maya is located on the northeast coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico in southeastern Mexico. More » Geography
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