Suchitepéquez Department

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Suchitepéquez
Department
Flag of Suchitepéquez
Flag
Coat of arms of Suchitepéquez
Coat of arms
Suchitepéquez
Suchitepéquez
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepartmentMazatenango
CapitalMazatenango
Municipalities20
Government
 • TypeDepartmental
Population
(Census 2002)[1]
 • Religions
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Time zone-6

Suchitepéquez (Spanish pronunciation: [sutʃiteˈpekes]) is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. Its capital is Mazatenango. It is situated in the southwestern region of Guatemala, bordering Quetzaltenango, Sololá, and Chimaltenango to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the south, Escuintla to the east, and Retalhuleu to the west.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002)". INE. 2002.
    - "Comunidad Lingüística Ch'orti'". Academia de Lenguas Mayas. 2008. Archived from the original on 2016-03-15.

Gall, Francis (1976). Diccionario Geográfico de Guatemala. 4 vols. Guatemala: Instituto Geográfico Nacional.

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Coordinates: 14°32′02″N 91°30′11″W / 14.534°N 91.503°W / 14.534; -91.503