Morales, Guatemala

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Morales
Municipality
Morales is located in Guatemala
Morales
Morales
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°28′21″N 88°50′29″W / 15.47250°N 88.84139°W / 15.47250; -88.84139
Kintra  Guatemala
Depairtment Izabal Depairtment
Municipality Morales
Creation municipality 1920-06-24
Area
 • Municipality 1,295 km2 (500 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 75 m (246 ft)
Population (census 2002)[2]
 • Municipality 85,469
 • Urban 14,231

Morales is a municipality in Izabal Depairtment o Guatemala.

The municipality wis creatit in 1920[3] an is formit bi the toun o Morales, 9 veelages an 56 rural commonties.[1]

The Cuevas del Silvino Naitional Pairk is locatit a few kilometres north-east o Morales.

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The toun boastit a Guatemalan top diveesion fitbaa side in Deportivo Heredia afore it wis relocatit tae San José, El Petén Depairtment in simmer 2008 due tae a lack o support.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Asesoría Manuel Basterrechea Asociados (2000). "Plan Municipal para la Reducción de Desastres para el Municipio Morales, Izabal". UNEPAR/UNICEF. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  2. "XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002)". INE. 2002. 
  3. The municipality wis creatit bi Acuerdo Gubernativo 24-06-1920.