Guatemala Department

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Guatemala
Department
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Guatemala
Guatemala
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
CapitalGuatemala City
Municipalities17
Government
 • TypeDepartmental
Area
 • Total2,126 km2 (821 sq mi)
Population
(Census 2002)[1][2]
 • Total2,541,581
 • Religions
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Time zone-6

Guatemala is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. The capital is Guatemala City, which also serves as the national capital. The department consists of Guatemala City and several of its suburbs.

The department covers a surface area of 2,126 square kilometres (821 sq mi), and had a population of 2,541,581 at the 2002 census.[3]

Municipalities[edit]

  1. Amatitlán
  2. Chinautla
  3. Chuarrancho
  4. Fraijanes
  5. Guatemala City
  6. Mixco
  7. Palencia
  8. San Miguel Petapa
  9. San José del Golfo
  10. San José Pinula
  11. San Juan Sacatepéquez
  12. San Pedro Ayampuc
  13. San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  14. San Raymundo
  15. Santa Catarina Pinula
  16. Villa Canales
  17. Villa Nueva

References[edit]

  1. ^ "XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002)". INE. 2002.
  2. ^ "Comunidad Lingüística Ch'orti'". Academia de Lenguas Mayas. 2008. Archived from the original on 2009-04-16.
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística - Censo Nacional 2002, accessed 11 July 2007

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 14°38′29″N 90°30′47″W / 14.64139°N 90.51306°W / 14.64139; -90.51306