Guatemala City metropolitan area

The Guatemala City metropolitan area (Área Metropolitana de Guatemala or AMG) is a conglomeration of densely populated municipalities surrounding Guatemala City. In 2005, the metropolitan area was defined by the governments of Guatemala and Guatemala City as comprising the municipalities of Amatitlán, Chinautla, Guatemala City, Mixco, San Miguel Petapa, Santa Catarina Pinula, Villa Canales and Villa Nueva.[1] Together these eight municipalities cover 478 square kilometres[1] and were projected by Guatemala's National Institute of Statistics to have a combined population of 2,749,161 in 2015.[2]

Guatemala City, Mixco and Villa Nueva, the biggest cities of the AMG.


  1. ^ a b Proyecto GUA/04/022: Programa de Desarrollo Metropolitano de la Municipalidad de Guatemala (PDF) (Report). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Guatemala). Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  2. ^ Guatemala: Estimaciones de la Población total por municipio. Período 2008-2020. (al 30 de junio) (PDF) (Report). Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Guatemala. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-04. Retrieved 2015-06-03.

Coordinates: 14°36′48″N 90°32′07″W / 14.6133°N 90.5353°W / 14.6133; -90.5353