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Jutiapa

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Country  Guatemala
Elevation  895 m (2,936 ft)
Climate  Aw
Department  Jutiapa
Time zone  GMT-6
Website  Official website
Jutiapa

Jutiapa is a municipality in the Jutiapa department of Guatemala.

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Map of Jutiapa Department, Guatemala

Located 124 km from the city of Guatemala at an altitude of 892 m (2,926 ft), it is the capital of the department of Jutiapa. Its Catedral San Cristóbal is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Francisco de Asís de Jutiapa since 2016.

Local crafts include candles (both tallow and paraffin type); woven hats and other palm products; leather saddles, belts and riding gear; and traditional ceramics.

Notable people

  • Angelina Acuña (1905-2006), writer
  • References

    Jutiapa Wikipedia


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