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
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepartmentBandera Totonicapán.svg Totonicapán
Government
 • TypeMunicipal
Area
 • Total328 km2 (127 sq mi)
Elevation
2,495 m (8,186 ft)
Population
(2012)[2]
 • Total134,373
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities
K'iche' people, Ladino
 • Religions
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
ClimateCwb

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. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)[permanent dead link]
  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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