Tizimín is a city located in the municipality of the same name, in the Mexican state of Yucatán. The city has an average height of 20 meters above sea level and is located at a distance of 1 492 km from Mexico City, 197 km from Cancún, 167 km from the capital city of the state, Mérida, 89 km from Chichen Itza, 54 km from Lagartos River and 50 km from Valladolid.
Tizimín is recognized for its traditional fair in honor of the Three Kings that is celebrated in late December and early January, so it carries the nickname of "City of Kings." Although, this celebration goes back to times of the European colonization, it is until 1847 that it acquires its own identity and an official organization. It is the third city in importance of the state and according to the 2010 census, conducted by the INEGI, it is the fourth largest city by number of inhabitants of the entire state with a total of 46,971, only after Mérida, Kanasín and Valladolid. It is currently the main producer of bovine meat in the state of Yucatan, and it is the center that provides urban services in the northeast region of the state, and the area surrounding the city is considered a key region in the Yucatecan primary sector. Because it is close to two thirds of the livestock production of the entity.