Jalapa Department

Jalapa is a department of Guatemala, in the south east-of the republic. The capital is the city of Jalapa.

Jalapa Department

Departmento de Jalapa
Flag of Jalapa Department
Flag
Coat of arms of Jalapa Department
Coat of arms
Jalapa
Jalapa
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
CapitalJalapa
Municipalities7
Government
 • TypeDepartmental
Area
 • Department of Guatemala2,063 km2 (797 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Department of Guatemala342,923
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
 • Urban
216,075
 • Religions
Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Time zoneUTC-6

In 2018 the department of Jalapa had a population of 342,923.[1] The majority is ladino, of predominantly European descent, with sizeable minorities of K'iche' and Poqomam Maya. The main agricultural products are cattle, sorghum, tobacco, onion and maize.

MunicipalitiesEdit

  1. Jalapa
  2. Mataquescuintla
  3. Monjas
  4. San Carlos Alzatate
  5. San Luis Jilotepeque
  6. San Manuel Chaparrón
  7. San Pedro Pinula

VolcanoesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Citypopulation.de Population of departments in Guatemala

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 14°38′02″N 89°58′52″W / 14.63389°N 89.98111°W / 14.63389; -89.98111