San Benito, El Petén

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San Benito
San Benito is located in Guatemala
San Benito
San Benito
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 16°55′0″N 89°54′0″W / 16.91667°N 89.90000°W / 16.91667; -89.90000Coordinates: 16°55′0″N 89°54′0″W / 16.91667°N 89.90000°W / 16.91667; -89.90000
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department ..El Petén Flag(GUATEMALA).png El Petén
 • Mayor Sonia de Pleitez (LIDER)
 • Total 43 sq mi (112 km2)
Population (2012)
 • Total 59,486
Climate Aw

San Benito is a municipality in the El Petén department of Guatemala. It covers an area of 112 km2, and had 29,926 inhabitants at the 2002 Census; the latest official estimate (as at mid 2012) was 59,486 people.

It is located adjacent to departmental capital Flores.


Deportivo San Benito football club have been playing in the second tier of Guatemalan football since they clinched promotion from the third tier after the 1998/1999 season.[1] They play their home games in the Estadio Alejandro Ochaeta Requena.


Missione Petèn (