Escuintla Depairtment

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Escuintla
Depairtment
Banner o Escuintla
Banner
Offeecial seal o Escuintla
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Escuintla
Escuintla
Coordinates: 14°17′52″N 90°47′13″W / 14.29778°N 90.78694°W / 14.29778; -90.78694
KintraFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepairtmentEscuintla
CaipitalEscuintla
Municipalities13
Govrenment
 • TeepDepartmental
Area
 • Depairtment4,384 km2 (1,693 sq mi)
Population
 (Census 2002)[1]
 • Depairtment538,746
 • Urban
256,972
 • Ethnicities
Ladino, Poqomam
 • Releegions
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism
Time zone-6

Escuintla is ane o the 22 depairtments o Guatemala. Its caipital is the ceety o Escuintla. The depairtment o Escuintla covers an aurie o 4,384 km² an is situatit in the coastal lawland region tae the Sooth o Guatemala Ceety, bordered bi the Paceefic Ocean. Escuintla produces about 43 percent of gross domestic product o Guatemala. It is statistically the depairtment, province or region in Mesoamerica wi the lawest unemployment an extreme poverty.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Escuintla
  2. Guanagazapa
  3. Iztapa
  4. La Democracia
  5. La Gomera
  6. Masagua
  7. Nueva Concepción
  8. Palín
  9. San José
  10. San Vicente Pacaya
  11. Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa
  12. Siquinalá
  13. Tiquisate

Museums[eedit | eedit soorce]

Museo Regional de Arqueología de la Democracia

Notes[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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