Salamanca Colony (Quintana Roo, Mexico)

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Salamanca was a Mennonite colony founded in 2002 in the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico. In 2020 the population of the colony was estimated at approximately 1,001 to 2,500 individuals and the land area comprised of 5,200 hectares. The colonists came primarily from Little Belize (Belize) and Blue Creek (Belize).


Le Polain de Waroux, Yann, Janice Neumann, Anna O’Driscoll and Kerstin Schreiber. “Pious pioneers: the expansion of Mennonite colonies in Latin America.” Journal of Land Use Science 16, no. 1 (2021): 1-17.

Author(s) Samuel Boucher
Date Published June 2023

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