Amatitlán

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Amatitlán
Amatitlán is locatit in Guatemala
Amatitlán
Amatitlán
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°29′N 90°37′W / 14.483°N 90.617°W / 14.483; -90.617
Kintra Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Depairtment Guatemala Depairtment
Elevation 1,188 m (3,898 ft)

Amatitlán is a toun in the Guatemala depairtment o Guatemala. The main industrie o the toun durin colonial times wis the preparation o cochineal. Nouadays, it haes the lairgest duty-free zone in Guatemala, an a lot o maquila (garment assembly) factories, employin thoosans o fowk, mainly weemen.

The toun lees bi the side o Loch Amatitlán an it is a popular place for the middle class frae Guatemala Ceety tae visit on weekends. Typical Guatemalan candy is uisually bocht bi visitors.

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