El Adelanto

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El Adelanto
El Adelanto is located in Guatemala
El Adelanto
El Adelanto
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°10′06″N 89°43′37″W / 14.16833°N 89.72694°W / 14.16833; -89.72694Coordinates: 14°10′06″N 89°43′37″W / 14.16833°N 89.72694°W / 14.16833; -89.72694
Country  Guatemala
Department Vlagjutiapa.gif Jutiapa
 • Mayor Teofilio Sinohe Corado Azmitia
 • Land 12 sq mi (31 km2)
Population (2001 per census performed by the local Municipality)
 • City 6,398
 • Density 530/sq mi (206/km2)
 • Urban 44.2%
 • Religions 60% Catholic; 30% Evangelical; 10% other
  3154 males and 3244 females
Climate Aw
Website www.inforpressca.com/eladelanto/ (in Spanish)

El Adelanto (Spanish pronunciation: [el aðeˈlanto]) is a municipality in the Jutiapa department of Guatemala.


El Adelanto is located in Southeastern Guatemala, 150 km away from Guatemala City and 32 km SE of Jutiapa, the seat of the Department of Jutiapa.

To the North it borders with the municipality of Jutiapa, to the East with Yupiltepeque, to the South with Zapotitlán and Comapa, and to the West with the municipality of Comapa. The municipal seat is also known as El Adelanto.


According to the 2001 Census, the municipality had 6398 inhabitants.[1] However, the website of the municipality also makes reference to a total population of 5313 inhabitants.[2]


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All the information in this page was retrieved from the following websites on September 12, 2009: