Los Aposentos

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Coordinates: 14°38′08″N 90°48′56″W / 14.63556°N 90.81556°W / 14.63556; -90.81556
Los Aposentos
National Park
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Parque Los Aposentos en Chimaltenango.jpg
Small lake in the park.
Official name: Parque Nacional Los Aposentos
Country Guatemala
Region Chimaltenango (department)
Municipality Chimaltenango
Landmark Park
Location Chimaltenango
 - elevation 1,750 m (5,741 ft)
 - coordinates 14°38′08″N 90°48′56″W / 14.63556°N 90.81556°W / 14.63556; -90.81556
Area 0.15 km2 (0 sq mi)
Founded Acuerdo Gubernativo 26-05-55
Date 1955
Management CONAP

Los Aposentos is a small forested park area with a number of springs and two small lakes. It is located a few kilometers south of the city of Chimaltenango in Guatemala. It was formerly known as "Finca la Alameda" and renamed to Los Aposentos in 1929.[1]

An area of 0.15 km², including the lakes was declared a national park in 1955.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prensa Libre. "El Lago de los Cisnes, lugar de esparcimiento" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-07-25. [dead link]
  2. ^ CONAP. "Listado de Áreas Protegidas (enero, 2011)" (xls) (in Spanish). conap.gob.gt. Retrieved 2011-06-14.