Heselchakan ( Spanish: Hecelchakán ) is the city and administrative center of the eponymous municipality in Mexico , Campeche . The population according to the 2010 census was 10,285 .
|Municipality Mayor||Modesto Arcanhel Pecs Witz|
|History and Geography|
|City with||1957 year|
|Center height||9 m|
|Timezone||UTC − 6 ; summer UTC − 5|
|Population||10285  people ( 2010 )|
|Telephone code||+52 996|
The name Hecelchakán from the Mayan language can be translated as the savannah of relaxation .
The settlement was founded by the Maya Indians in the 16th century near the cenote .
In 1957, Heselchakan was given the status of a city  .
- Official Page (Spanish)