Totonicapán

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Totonicapán
Municipality
Nickname(s): Toto
Municipality of Totonicapán within the Department of Totonicapán
Municipality of Totonicapán within the Department of Totonicapán
Totonicapán within Guatemala
Totonicapán within Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°54′39″N 91°21′38″W / 14.91083°N 91.36056°W / 14.91083; -91.36056Coordinates: 14°54′39″N 91°21′38″W / 14.91083°N 91.36056°W / 14.91083; -91.36056
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Bandera Totonicapán.svg Totonicapán
Government
 • Type Municipal
Area[1]
 • Total 328 km2 (127 sq mi)
Elevation 2,495 m (8,186 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 134,373
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities K'iche' people, Ladino
 • Religions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Climate Cwb

Totonicapán is a city in Guatemala. It serves as the capital of the department of Totonicapán and as the administrative seat for the surrounding municipality of Totonicapán.

Historically, Totonicapán was known for its hot springs.[3]

Municipal Theater of Totonicapán
Central plaza in Totonicapán
Municipal building of Totonicapán

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Totonicapán - Estrategia para la reducción de la pobreza municipal" (PDF). SEGEPLAN. 2003. Retrieved 2008. 
  2. ^ "Caracterización departamental: Totonicapán 2013" (PDF). Caracterización departamental: Totonicapán 2013. Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Baily, John (1850). Central America; Describing Each of the States of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. London: Trelawney Saunders. p. 85. 

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