San José la Colonia

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Coordinates: 15°28′42″N 90°22′28″W / 15.47833°N 90.37444°W / 15.47833; -90.37444
San José la Colonia National Park
Parque Nacional San José la Colonia
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Country Guatemala
Region Alta Verapaz
Municipality Cobán
Location Cobán
 - elevation 1,345 m (4,413 ft)
 - coordinates 15°28′42″N 90°22′28″W / 15.47833°N 90.37444°W / 15.47833; -90.37444
Area 0.54 km2 (0 sq mi)
Founded Acuerdo Gubernativo 04-76
Date 1976
Management INAB
Visitation allowed

San José la Colonia is located in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, on the northern outskirts of the city of Cobán (15°28′42″N 90°22′28″W / 15.478441°N 90.374483°W / 15.478441; -90.374483 (San José la Colonia National Park)). Formerly a nationalized finca, San José la Colonia was designated a national park in 1976. The park covers an area of 54 ha, and is managed by the National Forestry Institute (INAB).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CONAP. "Listado de Áreas Protegidas (enero, 2011)" (xls) (in Spanish). conap.gob.gt. Retrieved 2011-06-14.