Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala Genealogy

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Guide to Municipality of Ciudad de Guatemala ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

History[edit | edit source]

  • The ancient Mayan city of Kaminaljuyú is located within the confines of modern Guatemala City.
  • After the "Santa Marta" earthquakes of 1773, to avoid another event of the same magnitude, the Spanish authorities decided that the city of Guatemala had to change its place.
  • The city was officially founded on January 2, 1776.
  • The municipality of Guatemala City has a population of approximately 2,110,000 people[1]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • El Cementerio General de la Ciudad de Guatemala
    Dirección: 20 Calle 4 Avenida 20-00, Zona 3
  • Camposanto Los Cipreses
    Dirección: 42 Avenida Final y 6 Calle Zona 5
  • Cementerio Privado Las Buganvilias
    Dirección: 4 Calle Final 27-00 Zona 6
  • Camposanto Jardines De La Asunción
    Dirección: Avenida Reforma 7-62 Zona 9
  • Cementerio Las Flores
    Dirección: 6 Avenida 8-20 Zona 9
  • Cementerio de la Villa Guadelupe
  • Cementerio Sajcavilla
  • Cementerio El Pajon
  • Cementerio Cristo Rey

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Canalitos
  • Cebadilla Grande
  • Concepción Las Lomas
  • El Bebedero
  • El Chato
  • El Rodeo
  • La Libertad (antes Hincapié)
  • Las Canoítas
  • Las Tapias
  • Lavarreda
  • Lo de Contreras
  • Lo de Rodríguez
  • Los Guajitos
  • Los Ocotes
  • Santa Rosita

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Ciudad de Guatemala," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ciudad_de_Guatemala. Visited 18 July 2017.