Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango

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Coatepeque
Municipality and town
Coatepeque is located in Guatemala
Coatepeque
Coatepeque
Coordinates: 14°42′N 91°52′W / 14.700°N 91.867°W / 14.700; -91.867Coordinates: 14°42′N 91°52′W / 14.700°N 91.867°W / 14.700; -91.867
Country  Guatemala
Department Vlagquetzaltenango.gif Quetzaltenango
Area
 • Total 164 sq mi (426 km2)
Elevation 1,634 ft (498 m)
Population (2002)
 • Total 41,294
Time zone Central Time (UTC+6)
Climate Am

Coatepeque (Spanish pronunciation: [koateˈpeke]) is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala. According to the 2002 census, it had a population of 41.294.[1]

Archaeology[edit]

Takalik Abaj is nearby.

Sports[edit]

Deportivo Coatepeque football club play in the Liga Nacional -the Major National League- of Guatemalan Football. The Serpientes Rojas -est. 1967- play their home games in the Israel Barrios Stadium (capacity 24,000, natural grass turf)[2]

Climate[edit]

Coatepeque has a tropical monsoon climate (Köppen: Am).

Climate data for Coatepeque
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.4
(86.7)
30.8
(87.4)
32.3
(90.1)
32.2
(90)
32.0
(89.6)
30.6
(87.1)
31.4
(88.5)
31.5
(88.7)
30.9
(87.6)
30.2
(86.4)
30.4
(86.7)
30.1
(86.2)
31.07
(87.92)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.0
(75.2)
24.3
(75.7)
25.7
(78.3)
26.2
(79.2)
26.3
(79.3)
25.5
(77.9)
25.9
(78.6)
26.0
(78.8)
25.7
(78.3)
25.0
(77)
24.9
(76.8)
24.1
(75.4)
25.3
(77.54)
Average low °C (°F) 17.6
(63.7)
17.9
(64.2)
19.1
(66.4)
20.3
(68.5)
20.6
(69.1)
20.5
(68.9)
20.4
(68.7)
20.5
(68.9)
20.5
(68.9)
19.9
(67.8)
19.5
(67.1)
18.2
(64.8)
19.58
(67.25)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.71)
24
(0.94)
68
(2.68)
195
(7.68)
417
(16.42)
666
(26.22)
496
(19.53)
614
(24.17)
694
(27.32)
648
(25.51)
154
(6.06)
37
(1.46)
4,031
(158.7)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

Geographic location[edit]

Coatepeque urban area has 22 neighborhood and its rural area has 15 middle size villages and 25 small size ones.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=&men=gcis&lng=en&des=gamelan&srt=pnan&col=abcdefghinoq&msz=1500&geo=-93
  2. ^ Stadiums in Guatemala - World Stadiums
  3. ^ "Climate: Coatepeque". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 25 August 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Departamento de Quetzaltenango". SEGEPLAN (in Spanish). Guatemala. 7 July 2015. Archived from the original on July 7, 2015. 

External links[edit]

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