Chinique, from the Kʼicheʼ language «chinic´aj taka´aj»,[1] is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of El Quiché.[2] In 1892 Alfred Maudslay and his wife Anne reported that the place was a small group of houses made form adobe with thatched roofs.[3]

Chinique
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department..El Quiché Flag(GUATEMALA).png El Quiché
MunicipalityChinique de las Flores
Government
 • TypeMunicipal
Area
 • City16 sq mi (41 km2)
Highest elevation
7,580 ft (2,310 m)
Lowest elevation
3,924 ft (1,196 m)
Population
 (Census 2002)
 • City8,009
 • Urban
2,290
 • Ethnicities
K'iche' Ladino
 • Religions
Roman Catholicism Evangelicalism Maya
ClimateCwb
Websitehttp://www.inforpressca.com/chinique/

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002) Instituto Nacional de Estadística
  2. ^ Tetzagüic, Manuel de Jesús Salazar (2003). Culturas e interculturalidad de Guatemala. Universidad Rafael Landírvar. p. 6.
  3. ^ A Glimpse at Guatemala by Maudslay and Maudslay Published in 1899, page 75
Climate data for Chinique
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.8
(67.6)
21.0
(69.8)
22.5
(72.5)
23.3
(73.9)
23.0
(73.4)
21.6
(70.9)
21.3
(70.3)
22.0
(71.6)
21.6
(70.9)
20.8
(69.4)
20.6
(69.1)
20.2
(68.4)
21.5
(70.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.0
(57.2)
14.6
(58.3)
16.0
(60.8)
17.0
(62.6)
17.6
(63.7)
17.0
(62.6)
16.5
(61.7)
16.6
(61.9)
16.6
(61.9)
16.0
(60.8)
15.0
(59.0)
14.4
(57.9)
15.9
(60.7)
Average low °C (°F) 8.2
(46.8)
8.3
(46.9)
9.5
(49.1)
10.8
(51.4)
12.3
(54.1)
12.5
(54.5)
11.8
(53.2)
11.2
(52.2)
11.6
(52.9)
11.2
(52.2)
9.4
(48.9)
8.6
(47.5)
10.5
(50.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 6
(0.2)
5
(0.2)
12
(0.5)
33
(1.3)
90
(3.5)
239
(9.4)
180
(7.1)
173
(6.8)
193
(7.6)
125
(4.9)
41
(1.6)
5
(0.2)
1,102
(43.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]
  1. ^ "Climate: Chinique". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 1 November 2015.