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Basic information about Retalhuleu
The city of Retalhuleu ([retaluˈleu]) is in south-western Guatemala. It is the departmental seat of Retalhuleu Department as well as the municipal seat of Retalhuleu Municipality. Retalhuleu stands at about 240 metres above sea level. In 2003 the city had a population of about 40,000 people. Locally it is nicknamed \Reu.\
Cities, towns & villages in Retalhuleu
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ChiquirinesChiquirines is an ancient Pre-Columbian archaeological site, located in the modern-day Retalhuleu Department, Guatemala. It is located near the major Preclassic Period site of Ujuxte and is considered to be a satellite of that city and contemporary with it. Chiquirines features a smaller copy of a complex at Ujuxte, consisting of seven mounds arranged around a central plaza upon a basal platform. The largest of these mounds had a stairway ascending the west side. Broken fragments of sculpture have been found at Chiquirines. Show Chiquirineson the map
Santa Cruz MuluáSanta Cruz Muluá is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala. Its name comes from the ancient mayan word \" Mulaja \" which means \" Land Between Rivers, \" because its between the Samalá River, the Rio Muluá and many other small rivers and streams. It is situated 180 km from Guatemala City. The administrative center is bounded by the Samalá River to the west, which serves as the border with San Sebastián. Santa Cruz Muluá borders on the north with San Martín Zapotitlán, with theme parks Xetulul and Xocomil. Also to the north lies San Felipe famous for its blood sausage (moronga locally), to the east and the south is San Andrés Villa Seca. Santa Cruz Mulua municipality contains several villages: El Asintal (also Canton Asintal), Los Brillantes (also Finca Los Brilliantes), Boxo Show Santa Cruz Muluáon the map
ChampericoChamperico is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department in southwestern Guatemala. It is a popular vacation spot for Guatemalans in the region. The picturesque beach town was founded on the Pacific Ocean in 1872 and the paved road to Retalhuleu makes Champerico one of the most important ports on the Pacific. The port handles mostly coffee, timber and sugar. visita champerico On August 28, 2014 it was hit by a series of earthquakes the largest of which was 5.2 on the Richter Scale. Show Champericoon the map
San FelipeSan Felipe is a municipality in Retalhuleu Department, situated on the road to Quetzaltenango between El Palmar, Quetzaltenango to the north-west and San Martin Zapotitlan to the south side. Show San Felipeon the map
El AsintalEl Asintal (Spanish pronunciation: [el asinˈtal]) is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala. The ruins of the Mesoamerican city of Takalik Abaj are within the municipality. Show El Asintalon the map
GranadosGranados is a municipality in the Baja Verapaz department of Guatemala. It was named Granandos in honor of former president Miguel García Granados in 1893. Show Granadoson the map
Nuevo San CarlosNuevo San Carlos is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala. Show Nuevo San Carloson the map
San SebastiánSan Sebastián is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala. Show San Sebastiánon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Retalhuleu
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Municipio de Santa Cruz MuluáSanta Cruz Muluá is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala. Its name comes from the ancient mayan word \" Mulaja \" which means \" Land Between Rivers, \" because its between the Samalá River, the Rio Muluá and many other small rivers and streams. It is situated 180 km from Guatemala City. The administrative center is bounded by the Samalá River to the west, which serves as the border with San Sebastián. Santa Cruz Muluá borders on the north with San Martín Zapotitlán, with theme parks Xetulul and Xocomil. Also to the north lies San Felipe famous for its blood sausage (moronga locally), to the east and the south is San Andrés Villa Seca. Santa Cruz Mulua municipality contains several villages: El Asintal (also Canton Asintal), Los Brillantes (also Finca Los Brilliantes), BoxoShow on map
Municipio de ChampericoChamperico is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department in southwestern Guatemala. It is a popular vacation spot for Guatemalans in the region. The picturesque beach town was founded on the Pacific Ocean in 1872 and the paved road to Retalhuleu makes Champerico one of the most important ports on the Pacific. The port handles mostly coffee, timber and sugar. visita champerico On August 28, 2014 it was hit by a series of earthquakes the largest of which was 5.2 on the Richter Scale.Show on map
Departamento de RetalhuleuThe city of Retalhuleu (Spanish pronunciation: [retaluˈleu]) is in south-western Guatemala. It is the departmental seat of Retalhuleu Department as well as the municipal seat of Retalhuleu Municipality. Retalhuleu stands at about 240 metres above sea level. In 2003 the city had a population of about 40,000 people. Locally it is nicknamed \"Reu.\"Show on map
Municipio de San FelipeSan Felipe is a municipality in Retalhuleu Department, situated on the road to Quetzaltenango between El Palmar, Quetzaltenango to the north-west and San Martin Zapotitlan to the south side.Show on map
Municipio de El AsintalEl Asintal (Spanish pronunciation: [el asinˈtal]) is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala. The ruins of the Mesoamerican city of Takalik Abaj are within the municipality.Show on map
Municipio de San Martín ZapotitlánSan Martín Zapotitlán (Spanish pronunciation: [san marˈtin sapotiˈtlan]) is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala. This town has one catholic church.Show on map
Municipio de San Andrés Villa SecaSan Andrés Villa Seca is a municipality in the Retalhuleu Department of Guatemala.Show on map
Municipio de Nuevo San CarlosNuevo San Carlos is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala.Show on map
Municipio de San SebastiánSan Sebastián is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala.Show on map
Different buildings in Retalhuleu
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Tak'alik Ab'ajTak'alik Ab'aj (/tɑːkəˈliːk əˈbɑː/; Mayan pronunciation: [takˀaˈlik aˀ'ɓaχ] (13px listen); Spanish: [takaˈlik aˈβax]) is a pre-Columbian archaeological site in Guatemala. It was formerly known as Abaj Takalik; its ancient name may have been Kooja. It is one of several Mesoamerican sites with both Olmec and Maya features. The site flourished in the Preclassic and Classic periods, from the 9th century BC through to at least the 10th century AD, and was an important centre of commerce, trading with Kaminaljuyu and Chocolá. Investigations have revealed that it is one of the largest sites with sculptured monuments on the Pacific coastal plain. Olmec-style sculptures include a possible colossal head, petroglyphs and others. The site has one of the greatest concentrations of Olmec-style sculptureShow on map
Retalhuleu AirportRetalhuleu Airport or Base Aérea del Sur (IATA: RER, ICAO: MGRT) is an airport serving Retalhuleu, the capital of Retalhuleu Department in Guatemala. The Retalhuleu non-directional beacon (Ident: REU) is located on the field.Show on map