Tiquisate

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Tiquisate
Municipality and town
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Escuintla Department
Area
[1]
  Total181 sq mi (468 km2)
Elevation
299 ft (91 m)
Population
 (2018 census) [2]
  Total57,292
  Density320/sq mi (120/km2)
Climate Am

Tiquisate (Spanish pronunciation:  [tikiˈsate] ) is a town, with a population of 29,193 (2018 census), [3] and a municipality in the Escuintla department of Guatemala. [1] The area is a major center of banana production, and the Tiquisate banana workers formed Guatemala's first private sector union in 1944. [4]

Tiquisate Municipality has a population of 57,292 in 2018, up from 33667 in 1994. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 Plan Integral de Desarrollo, Tiquisate – Escuintila (in Spanish). 2005. p. 20. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  2. Citypopulation.de Population of departments and municipalities in Guatemala
  3. Citypopulation.de Population of cities & towns in Guatemala
  4. Guatemala: dawn of a new banana age? "Guatemala: Dawn of a New Banana Age?" (PDF). 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  5. Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (2013). "Diagnóstico, Socioeconómico, Potencialidades Productivas y Propuestas de Inversión: Municipio de Tiquisate Departamento de Escuintila" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-12-25.

Coordinates: 14°17′N91°22′W / 14.283°N 91.367°W / 14.283; -91.367