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This List of Maya sites is an alphabetical listing of a number of significant archaeological sites associated with the Maya civilization of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.

The peoples and cultures which comprised the Maya civilization spanned more than 2500 years of Mesoamerican history, in the region of southern Mesoamerica which incorporates the present-day nations of Guatemalamarker and Belizemarker, much of Hondurasmarker and El Salvadormarker, and the southeastern states of Mexicomarker from the Isthmus of Tehuantepecmarker to all of the Yucatán Peninsulamarker.

Throughout this region, many hundreds of Maya sites have been documented in at least some form by archaeological surveys and investigations, while the numbers of smaller/uninvestigated (or unknown) sites are so numerous (one study has documented over 4,400 Maya sites) that no complete archaeological list has yet been made. The listing which appears here is necessarily incomplete, however it contains notable sites drawn from several large and ongoing surveys, such as the Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (CMHI) and other sources (see References).

Most important sites

Maya sites which are known to have been among the largest and most influential polities through the various eras of Maya history —Formative (or Preclassic), Classic and Postclassic— and/or which have left the most impressive archaeological remains include:

Alphabetical listing

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B



C



D



E



F



G



H



I



J



K



L



M



N



O



P



Q



R



S



T



U



W



X



Y



Z



See also



Notes



References



External links

  • Site names and codes (FAMSI), compiled from CMHI volumes, with additions from Mathews and Riese.
  • Maya GIS Over 4,000 Maya sites plotted on a set of downloadable PDF maps using GIS -- by Clifford Brown and Walter Witschey.



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