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Villa Canales is a municipality in the Guatemala depairtment o Guatemala, situatit 22 km sooth o Guatemala Ceety. As o the 2002 census, the ceety haed a population o 77,638,[1] makkin it the aicht lairgest ceety in Guatemala.

Villa Canales
Villa Canales is locatit in Guatemala
Villa Canales
Villa Canales
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°29′0″N 90°32′0″W / 14.48333°N 90.53333°W / 14.48333; -90.53333
Kintra Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Depairtment Guatemala
Population (2002)
 • Tot 77,638

HistoryEedit

Due tae a govrenment decision, Pueblo Viejo Petapa became a municipality on 3 Juin 1912. Efterwairds, its name chyngit tae San Joaquin Villa Canales an later shortened tae Villa Canales.

EconomyEedit

 
The Pacaya Volcano, responsible for hintle o the agricultur o Villa Canales

The economy o Villa Canales is based aroond coffee, sugercane, an pineapple. The ceety is the lairgest producer o pineapple in the naition, due tae the nearbi Pacaya Volcano which fertilizes the sile. Due tae rapid growt an development, it haes acome ane o the main municipalities o the depairtment.

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