Asunción Mita (Spanish pronunciation: [asunˈsjon ˈmita]) is a town, with a population of 20,936 (2018),[2] and a municipality in the Jutiapa department of Guatemala.

Asunción Mita
Municipality and town
Asunción Mita is located in Guatemala
Asunción Mita
Asunción Mita
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°20′N 89°43′W / 14.333°N 89.717°W / 14.333; -89.717
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepartmentVlagjutiapa.gif Jutiapa
Area
 • Total195 sq mi (506 km2)
Population
 (2018 census)[1]
 • Total48,297
 • Density250/sq mi (95/km2)
ClimateAw

Coordinates: 14°20′N 89°43′W / 14.333°N 89.717°W / 14.333; -89.717

PopulationEdit

As of 1850, the population was approximately 3,300.[3]

FestivalsEdit

In Asunción Mita two titular celebrations are celebrated: first from the 12th to 15 August, in honor to the Virgin of Asunción; and second from 6 to 12 December, in honor to the Virgin of Concepción. Also, they celebrate in honor to the Flower War on 7 August.

SportsEdit

Deportivo Mictlán football club, will play the 2010/2011 season at the highest level of Guatemalan football, the Liga Mayor. They play their home games at the Estadio La Asunción.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of departments and municipalities in Guatemala
  2. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of cities & towns in Guatemala
  3. ^ Baily, John (1850). Central America; Describing Each of the States of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. London: Trelawney Saunders. p. 88.