What is Acapulco?

  • (noun): A port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving).
    Synonyms: Acapulco de Juarez


Acapulco (officially known as Acapulco de Juárez) is a city, municipality and major sea port in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico, 300 kilometres (190 mi) southwest from Mexico City. Acapulco is located on a deep, semi-circular bay and has been a port since the early colonial period of Mexico’s history. It is a port of call for shipping and cruising lines running between Panama and San Francisco, California, United States. The city of Acapulco is the largest in the state, far larger than the state capital Chilpancingo. Acapulco is also Mexico's largest beach and balneario resorted city.

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Acapulco (municipality)
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SS Mongolia (1922) - SS Acapulco, 1961–1963
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List Of Roman Catholic Seminaries - Mexico - Acapulco
... Seminario del Buen Pastor - for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Acapulco. ...
Costa Grande Of Guerrero - Economy - Tourism
... The major tourism center for the area (not counting Acapulco) is the twin developed attractions of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo ... Since the mid 20th century, Acapulco and later Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, have been traditional beaches for vacationers from Mexico ... The first blocks were placed in the port of Acapulco ...