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Champerico is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department in southwestern Guatemala. It is a popular vacation spot for Guatemalans in the region. The picturesque beach town was founded on the Pacific Ocean in 1872,[1] and the paved road to Retalhuleu makes Champerico one of the most important ports on the Pacific[citation needed]. The port handles mostly coffee, timber and sugar.[2]


  1. ^ Iain Stewart; Mark Whatmore (2002). The Rough Guide to Guatemala. Rough Guides. p. 236. ISBN 978-1-85828-848-2.
  2. ^ visita champerico

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Coordinates: 14°17′35″N 91°54′50″W / 14.293°N 91.914°W / 14.293; -91.914