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
Government
 • Mayor Sonia de Pleitez (LIDER)
Area
 • 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.

Sports[edit]

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.

References[edit]

Missione Petèn (http://missionepeten.altervista.org)