Escuintla, Escuintla

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Escuintla
Municipality
Esquintla c.1902
Esquintla c.1902
Escuintla is locatit in Guatemala
Escuintla
Escuintla
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°17′52″N 90°47′13″W / 14.29778°N 90.78694°W / 14.29778; -90.78694
Kintra  Guatemala
Depairtment Escuintla
Municipality Escuintla
Govrenment
 • Teep Municipal
 • Mayor Pedro René Escobar
Population (census 2002)[1]
 • Municipality 119,897
 • Urban 86,678
 • Releegions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism

Escuintla is a ceety in sooth central Guatemala. It is the caipital o the Escuintla Depairtment an the admeenistrative seat o Escuintla Municipality.

In 2003 the ceety haed a population o aboot 68,000 fowk. It is on the border o the central hielands an the Paceefic coastal plain.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is amang the mair industrialisit auries o the kintra. Ane o the maist important agricultural products o the region is succar cane. Ither products are tobacco, seafuid, an kye. Escuintla is bathed bi the watters o the Paceefic, an produces aboot 43 percent o gross domestic product o Guatemala, is statistically the depairtment, province or region in Mesoamerica wi lawer unemployment an extreme poverty, this contrasts wi the economic an social reality o Guatemala.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Escuintla uised tae be an important stap for trains goin tae Puerto San José till 2007. The day, the CA-2 an CA-9 heich-gates cross here.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

Juventud Escuintleca fitbaa club play thair hame gemmes at the Estadio Ricardo Muñoz Gálvez. Maist recently thay hae again been playin in the seicont tier o Guatemalan fitbaa.

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002)". Insituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). 2002. 

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