GUATEMALA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEdept.variants of the namep2002e2000me1995mc1994e1993e19911989/90c1981c1981c1973e1971e1968c1964c1964e1960c1950c1940c1940c1930c1921c1921e1910e1904e1901e1898c1893c1893e1889e1885e1880e1865e1852particularselevationfound.yr
source:*=capitalSHEWBB,EWCGWGODIA,MWSY,MWSHCYHC,IASYHW,SYDVMIDVAG,EBHAHBADAGMIWWWWMIWWWWAGAGHTAGDV
municip.townmunicip.municip.towntownmunicip.townmunicip.townmunicip.townmunicip.towntownmunicip.
AmatitlánGM49,040,237,032,820,415,415,320,012,219,011,63,312,03,58,41190
Antigua GuatemalaSC*Antigua, Guatemala Antigua21,516,420,717,718,023,013,627,012,616,67,912,010,08,614,06,0former, third, capital of Guatemala, destroyed by earthquake 177315301542
Asunción MitaJT14,511,230,47,524,06,326,014,1475
Atitlán> see:Santiago Atitlán
Ayutla> see:Ciudad Tecún Umán
BarbarenaSR13,210,321,010,71200
CahabónAV3,222,011,3400
ChajulQC6,64,34,22400
ChampericoRT9,012,55,73,811,52,71,50
ChicacaoST7,621,012,4494
ChichicastenangoQCSanto Tomás Chichicastenango3,72,137,02,648,025,12071
ChimaltenangoCT*34,926,525,015,013,111,616,012,57,94,210,02,52,814,01800
ChinautlaGM49,161,337,121,02,6agglomeration of Ciudad de Guatemala1158
ChiquimulaCM*36,233,027,631,219,016,216,137,014,835,010,920,04,916,03,84,4423
ChiquimulillaSR9,730,425,016,05,67,44,1290
Ciudad de GuatemalaGM*Guatemala la Nueva, Guatemala City1090,31015,31167,5823,31132,71057,2754,2749,8717,3700,6572,9439,0294,3163,8134,491,3115,990,096,674,071,365,859,157,745,037,0replaced Antigua Guatemala as capital of the country15001776
Ciudad de Guatemala (agglomeration)GM2205,01675,01400,0945,0825,0800,0700,0186,0319,2125,0also damaged in earthquakes 1917-1918 and 1976
Ciudad Melchor de MencosPTMelchor de Mencos7,8
Ciudad Tecún UmánSMAyutla, Tecún Umán8,625,013,7
Ciudad ViejaSC18,814,37,26,03,03,0former (second) capital of Guatemala, from 1527-154115501527
CoatepequeQT30,461,615,916,042,013,740,96,422,8450
CobánAV*46,925,734,014,211,911,49,138,48,029,24,630,86,427,713171538
Cobán (agglomeration)AV156,139,038,054,029,226,831,030,827,727,224,520,0
ColombaQT6,930,029,81000
ComalapaCTSan Juan Comalapa21,516,311,09,215,010,52100
Cotzumalguapa> see:Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa
Cuajiniquilapa> see:Cuilapa
CubulcoBV4,52,01,7
CuilapaSR*Cuajiniquilapa11,08,59,94,313,03,712,65,610,71,810,01,4893
Democracia, La -> see:La Democracia
El EstorIZ9,82,35,02,7
El Progreso> see:Guastatoya
El TumbadorSMTumbador3,726,0920
EscuintlaES*65,7113,369,549,066,460,775,436,937,233,255,024,854,26,231,621,84,511,05,012,3347
EsquipulasCM16,612,710,119,22,0
Estor, El -> see:El Estor
FloresPT*13,19,33,51,54,01,53,71,81,46,01,36,0127
FloresQT6,53,9
GomeraESLa Gomera5,52,429,01,443
GualánZC6,425,95,222,04,422,913,31,32,0130
GuastatoyaEP*Progreso, El Progreso (from 1920-1991)19,45,111,74,010,03,59,53,34,72,1520
Guatemala Antigua> see:Antigua
Guatemala City> see:Ciudad de Guatemala
Guatemala la Nueva> see:Ciudad de Guatemala
GuazacapánSR5,37,710,56,45,42,0253
HuehuetenangoHH*26,919,928,011,812,625,010,225,37,316,83,615,04,410,31902
IpalaCM4,63,43,212,06,4823
Istapa> see:San Andrés Itzapa
Itzapa> see:San Andrés Itzapa
Ixtahuacán> see:Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán
JacaltenangoHH7,04,53,98,54,51438
JalapaJL*31,0115,523,926,613,813,837,010,036,210,027,37,73,910,03,112,21362
JocotánCM3,522,014,4467
JocotenangoSC18,414,0
JoyabajQC3,828,012,21433
JutiapaJT*19,019,514,610,142,043,86,518,64,72,714,01,9910
La DemocraciaES3,87,03,8
La DemocraciaHH1,3
La Gomera> see:Gomera
La Union> see:San Marcos-San Pedro
LivingstonIZ3,92,93,011,67,22,52,00
Los AmatesIZ2,21,431,01,17,54,380
MalacatánSM8,128,027,014,9391
MalacatancitoHH1,122,03,81709
Matías de Gálvez> see:Santo Tomás de Castilla
MazatenangoST*Mazaltenango40,143,330,441,420,924,223,333,019,521,014,25,74,615,05,010,0371
Melchor de Mencos> see:Ciudad Melchor de Mencos
MixcoGM277,8440,1436,717,6413,010,937,016,08,54,1agglomeration of Ciudad Guatemala1740
MomostenangoTT7,453,35,234,03,130,825,72235
MoralesIZ5,22,137,01,76,53,640
MorazánEP2,010,05,6350
MoyutaJT2,421,011,56,31283
NahualáSL2,823,016,32467
NebajQC9,224,019,010,61907
OcósSM1,30,60,50
OstuncalcoQTSan Juan Ostuncalco9,219,010,42499
PalínES15,311,46,73,73,01148
PanzósAV3,01,61,818
PatululST5,319,010,2331
PatzicíaCT9,512,38,98,34,32131
PatzúnCT18,113,823,514,57,59,93,42235
PetapaGM17,112,9
Progreso, El -> see:Guastatoya
Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate> see:Tiquisate
Pueblo Viejo> see:Villa Canales
Puerto BarriosIZ*39,439,429,139,146,924,219,722,633,022,229,415,821,43,22,2damaged by earthquake in 19760
Puerto de San José> see:San José
Puerto Matías de Gálvez> see:Santo Tomás de Castilla
QuetzaltenangoQT*Quezaltenango120,0148,1103,690,888,872,762,746,053,057,045,270,033,536,230,126,435,028,922,328,923,62333
QuetzaltepequeCMQuezaltepeque3,12,22,615,58,3650
Quiché> see:Santa Cruz del Quiché
RabinalBV6,24,64,223,012,53,2
RetalhuleuRT*36,840,127,637,646,722,020,219,136,014,436,96,520,03,415,04,3240
Río HondoZC2,41,41,39,55,3185
SacapulasQC2,31,41,414,07,71196
SalamáBV*13,910,412,85,518,04,418,63,513,52,516,016,06,716,0940
SalcajáQT8,78,04,32322
San Agustín AcasaguastlanEP26,215,58,2300
San Andrés ItzapaCTItzapa, San Juan de Guatemala, Istapa14,210,811,81,20,87,06,01,02,02150
San Andrés SemetabajSL1,8
San Andrés Villa SecaRT1,421,04,1450
San Antonio SuchitepéquezST4,126,514,0399
San BenitoPT17,912,7
San Cristóbal FronteraJT
San Cristóbal TotonicapánTT4,421,511,42330
San Cristóbal VerapazAV9,323,012,11393
San FelipeRT4,53,22,917,09,0614
San Francisco el AltoTT2,920,010,92610
San Francisco ZapotitlánST4,1
San JoséESPuerto de San José, San José de Guatemala19,014,223,110,19,45,818,02,01,5formerly major Pacific port, now supplanted by Puerto Quetzal0
San José de Guatemala> see:San José
San José PinulaGM7,215,08,01850
San José PoaquilCT4,42000
San Juan ChamelcoAV4,919,510,61300
San Juan Comalapa> see:Comalapa
San Juan de Guatemala> see:San Andrés Itzapa
San Juan Ostuncalco> see:Ostuncalco
San Juan SacatepéquezGM137,18,336,038,020,21845
San Luis JilotepequeJL8,412,66,15,812,77,54,9781
San Marcos-San PedroSM*La Unión11,78,911,45,726,05,610,67,53,216,06,016,02398
San Martín JilotepequeCT6,23,827,02,827,014,24,01786
San Mateo IxtatánHH3,11,82,910,05,42560
San Miguel AcatánHH2,319,010,31800
San Miguel TucurúAVTucurú1,015,58,5476
San Miguel Uspantán> see:Uspantán
San Pedro AyampucGM5,71,71250
San Pedro CarcháAV159,68,654,44,569,04,0105,055,21282
San Pedro PinulaJL2,721,018,510,01097
San Pedro SacatepéquezSM19,715,037,510,99,224,113,110,211,22350
San Pedro SacatepéquezGM8,82,72100
SanaratéEP9,312,06,62,11813
Santa BarbaraHH1,12400
Santa BarbaraST2,118,09,6425
Santa Catarina IxtahuacánSLIxtahuacán17,59,22320
Santa Cruz del QuichéQC*Quiché19,614,416,77,731,06,530,15,317,12,813,010,02022
Santa Lucía CotzumalguapaESCotzumalguapa32,224,013,937,09,127,014,1356
Santa María ChiquimulaTT2,215,08,02100
Santa María de Jesús SC15,111,58,35,86,02,92100
Santa Rosa de LimaSR1,61,20,72,1947
Santiago AtitlánSLAtitlán23,417,619,411,511,513,09,312,86,77,79,51592
Santo Tomás Chichicastenango> see:Chichicastenango
Santo Tomás de CastillaIZMatías de Gálvez, Puerto Matías de Gálvezcargo port of Guatemala, agglomeration of Puerto Barrios0
SenahúAV2,028,010,21020
SololáSL*10,17,614,44,022,04,021,45,416,73,215,020,02114
SumpangoSC18,414,013,06,58,17,33,71900
TacanáSM2,137,51,329,00,927,912,22400
Tecpán GuatemalaCTTecpán, Tecpam9,129,521,017,021,25,79,23,2former (first) capital of Guatemala2287
Tecún Umán> see:Ciudad Tecún Umán
TejutlaSM2,31,21,02550
TiquisateESPueblo Nuevo Tiquisate17,113,710,812,210,4
TotonicapánTT*9,47,114,410,28,67,342,35,64,34,92495
Totonicapán (agglomeration)TT103,244,056,030,028,328,325,240,0
Tucurú> see:San Miguel Tucurú
Tumbador, El -> see:El Tumbador
Union, La -> see:San Marcos-San Pedro
UspantánQCSan Miguel Uspantán2,830,020,011,01837
Villa CanalesGMPueblo Viejo (until 1921)5,527,026,013,8agglomeration of Ciudad Guatemala1280
Villa NuevaGM134,1365,6165,6101,312,48,04,8agglomeration of Ciudad Guatemala1330
ZacapaZC*21,216,418,814,312,732,011,230,814,427,718,15,115,0185
ZacualpaQC2,313,07,01500

Particulars:
Source MW: "By permission. From Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Third Edition cop. 1997 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated."
Source indicated by "CY" means: Caribbean year book.
The figures may differ a great deal depending on the used terms of "town" or "municipality".
Moreover the population data (even those figures from censuses) are far from reliable.
File created on 1997.06.01; revised on 2000.09.14; last modified on 2002.05.12 by Jan Lahmeyer

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