Cubulco

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Cubulco
Cubulco is located in Guatemala
Cubulco
Cubulco
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°6′30″N 90°37′50″W / 15.10833°N 90.63056°W / 15.10833; -90.63056Coordinates: 15°6′30″N 90°37′50″W / 15.10833°N 90.63056°W / 15.10833; -90.63056
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepartmentBaja Verapaz Department
Population (2004)
 • Total42,000
 
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Cubulco
Cubulco is located in Guatemala
Cubulco
Cubulco
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°6′30″N 90°37′50″W / 15.10833°N 90.63056°W / 15.10833; -90.63056Coordinates: 15°6′30″N 90°37′50″W / 15.10833°N 90.63056°W / 15.10833; -90.63056
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepartmentBaja Verapaz Department
Population (2004)
 • Total42,000

Cubulco is a small town located in the Guatemalan department of Baja Verapaz, at 15°6′30″N 90°37′50″W / 15.10833°N 90.63056°W / 15.10833; -90.63056. It serves as the administrative seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. The municipality covers 444 km² and, in 2004, had a population of around 42,000.

History[edit]

As of 1850, Cubulco had an estimated population of 3-4,000.[1]

Population[edit]

The local people are predominantly Achi Maya Native Americans who speak the Achi Maya language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baily, John (1850). Central America; Describing Each of the States of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. London: Trelawney Saunders. p. 87. 

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