Quetzaltenango Information

Quetzaltenango is the second most populous city of Guatemala, after Guatemala City. It is both the capital of Quetzaltenango Department and the municipal seat of Quetzaltenango municipality.

In 2005 it had an estimated population of 300,000. The population is about 50% indigenous or Amerindian, 49% Mestizo or ladino, and 1% other. Quetzaltenango is located in a mountain valley at an altitude of 2,333 meters (8,000 feet) above sea level.
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Next door to PLQ we have the Luis Cardoza y Aragon Popular Center.
This center provides classes in art, music, computer programs and English to children of Quetzaltenango...
Proyecto Reforestación de Cantel
This project has two overarching goals: to conserve an area of pine forest half an hour outside of Quetzaltenango...
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