Mataquescuintla

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Mataquescuintla
Municipality
Mataquescuintla
Mataquescuintla is locatit in Guatemala
Mataquescuintla
Mataquescuintla
Location athin Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°32′1″N 90°11′2″W / 14.53361°N 90.18389°W / 14.53361; -90.18389Coordinates: 14°32′1″N 90°11′2″W / 14.53361°N 90.18389°W / 14.53361; -90.18389
Kintra Guatemala
DepairtmentFlag of Jalapa Department.gif Jalapa
Villa1848
Incorporatit1848
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor–Cooncil
 • BodiMataquescuintla municipal cooncil
 • Mayor o MataquescuintlaHugo Manfredo Loy
Elevation
1,680 m (5,000 ft)
Population
 (2012)Censo de Guatemala, 2012
 • Total32,860
Demonym(s)
  • Mataquescuintleco
  • Mataquescuintleca
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central America)
ClimateCwb
WabsteidMataquescuintla municipality

Mataquescuintla is a municipality in the Jalapa depairtment o Guatemala. Durin the 19t century, it servit as the heidquairters for the peasant militia o general Rafael Carrera.[1]

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Bibliografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Woodward, Ralph Lee (1993). Rafael Carrera and the Emergence of the Republic of Guatemala, 1821-1871. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)