Escuintla Department

Escuintla (Spanish pronunciation: [esˈkwintla]) is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. The capital of the department is the city of Escuintla. Escuintla covers an area of 4,384 km² and is situated in the coastal lowland region, directly south of Guatemala City, and bordered by the Pacific Ocean. Escuintla produces about 43 percent of gross domestic product of Guatemala.

Escuintla Department

Departmento de Escuintla
Flag of Escuintla Department
Flag
Official seal of Escuintla Department
Seal
Escuintla
Escuintla
Coordinates: 14°17′52″N 90°47′13″W / 14.29778°N 90.78694°W / 14.29778; -90.78694Coordinates: 14°17′52″N 90°47′13″W / 14.29778°N 90.78694°W / 14.29778; -90.78694
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
CapitalEscuintla
Municipalities13
Government
 • TypeDepartmental
Area
 • Department of Guatemala4,384 km2 (1,693 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Department of Guatemala733,181
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
 • Urban
448,531
 • Ethnicities
Ladino, Poqomam
 • Religions
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism
Time zoneUTC-6
ISO 3166 codeGT-ES

MunicipalitiesEdit

  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. Sipacate
  13. Siquinalá
  14. Tiquisate

MuseumsEdit

Museo Regional de Arqueología de la Democracia

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of departments in Guatemala

External linksEdit