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This is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala and the most populous in Central America with 2 918 000 inhabitants. Located in the south-central part of the country, nestled in a mountain valley called Valle de la Ermita (Hermitage Valley).It was founded in 1776 at 1500 meters above sea level in the same place of an ancient Mayan settlement.It is divided in 22 zones in accordance with the urban layout plan designed by Raul Aguilar Batres. Part of the Zone 9 is shown here.

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