Mixco

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Mixco

Coat of arms
Motto: Land of champions
Mixco is located in Guatemala
Mixco
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°37′59″N 90°36′23″W / 14.63306°N 90.60639°W / 14.63306; -90.60639Coordinates: 14°37′59″N 90°36′23″W / 14.63306°N 90.60639°W / 14.63306; -90.60639
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepartmentGuatemala
Population (2010)
 • Total688,124
 
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Mixco

Coat of arms
Motto: Land of champions
Mixco is located in Guatemala
Mixco
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°37′59″N 90°36′23″W / 14.63306°N 90.60639°W / 14.63306; -90.60639Coordinates: 14°37′59″N 90°36′23″W / 14.63306°N 90.60639°W / 14.63306; -90.60639
CountryFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepartmentGuatemala
Population (2010)
 • Total688,124

Mixco is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala.

Located next to the main Guatemala City municipality, over time it has become part of the Guatemala City Metropolitan Area. Most of Mixco is separated from the city by canyons, for which a multitude of bridges have been created. Ciudad San Cristóbal, one of Guatemala's largest cities, is located in this municipality. It is the third largest city in Guatemala, after Guatemala City and Villa Nueva, with a population of 688,124.[1]

Administrative Division[edit]

Territorially the municipality is divided into eleven areas, formed by colonies, villages, counties and the county seat. However, some villages are turned into colonies.

Villages
1. El Campanero6. El Naranjito
2. San José La Comunidad7. Sacoj
3. Lo de Coy8. Buena Vista
4. Lo de Bran9. El Aguacate
5. Lo de Fuentes10. El Manzanillo
Colonies
1. El Milagro11. Monte Real
2. Primero de Julio12. Monte Verde
3. San Francisco13. El Castaño
4. El Caminero14. Pablo VI
5. Carolingia15. Belencito
6. Las Brisas16. Molino de Las Flores
7. La Brigada17. Ciudad San Cristóbal
8. Belén18. Lomas de Portugal
9. Monserrat19. Bosques de San Nicolás
10. Las Minervas20. El Tesoro
21. El Tesoro Banvi

La Florida was once considered part of Mixco, but became part of Guatemala City in 1958.

Mayors[edit]

MayorsPeriod
Abraham Rivera Sagastume2000-2004
Amílcar Rivera Estévez2004-2012
Otto Pérez Leal2012-2016

Universities[edit]

Sports[edit]

Deportivo Mixco football club play in the Guatemalan second division. They have been playing their home games at different locations, since they plan to build the new Estadio de La Tierra de Campeones.[2]

References[edit]

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