Mixco

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Mixco
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Coat of arms of Mixco
Coat of arms
Motto: Land of champions
Mixco is located in Guatemala
Mixco
Mixco
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°37′59″N 90°36′23″W / 14.63306°N 90.60639°W / 14.63306; -90.60639Coordinates: 14°37′59″N 90°36′23″W / 14.63306°N 90.60639°W / 14.63306; -90.60639
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Guatemala
Population (2010)
 • Total 688,124

Mixco is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala.

Located next to the main Guatemala City municipality, over time it has become part of the Guatemala City Metropolitan Area. Most of Mixco is separated from the city by canyons, for which a multitude of bridges have been created. Ciudad San Cristóbal, one of Guatemala's largest cities, is located in this municipality. It is the third largest city in Guatemala, after Guatemala City and Villa Nueva, with a population of 688,124.[1]

Administrative Division[edit]

Territorially the municipality is divided into eleven areas, formed by colonies, villages, counties and the county seat. However, some villages are turned into colonies.

Villages
1. El Campanero 6. El Naranjito
2. San José La Comunidad 7. Sacoj
3. Lo de Coy 8. Buena Vista
4. Lo de Bran 9. El Aguacate
5. Lo de Fuentes 10. El Manzanillo
Colonies
1. El Milagro 11. Monte Real
2. Primero de Julio 12. Monte Verde
3. San Francisco 13. El Castaño
4. El Caminero 14. Pablo VI
5. Carolingia 15. Belencito
6. Las Brisas 16. Molino de Las Flores
7. La Brigada 17. Ciudad San Cristóbal
8. Belén 18. Lomas de Portugal
9. Monserrat 19. Bosques de San Nicolás
10. Las Minervas 20. El Tesoro
21. El Tesoro Banvi

La Florida was once considered part of Mixco, but became part of Guatemala City in 1958.

Mayors[edit]

Mayors Period
Abraham Rivera Sagastume 2000-2004
Amílcar Rivera Estévez 2004-2012
Otto Pérez Leal 2012-2016

Universities[edit]

Sports[edit]

Deportivo Mixco football club play in the Guatemalan second division. They have been playing their home games at different locations, since they plan to build the new Estadio de La Tierra de Campeones.[2]

References[edit]

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