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Guatemala
Jutiapa Department
Municipality of Asunción Mita


History

  • According to one source, before the arrival of the Spaniards, this population inhabited the Pipiles, who had as neighbors the Poqomames in the current municipality of Santa Catarina Mita and part of El Salvador, the Ch'orti'es in the area from Chiquimula, and the Xinka's in the Santa Rosa area.
  • During the colonial era was the capital of the so-called «Kingdom of Mita».
  • When it was forbidden to produce indigo the locality declined, because its exploitation was adjudicated to the neighboring territory of San Salvador.
  • It was stated in the state constitution that Asunción Mita - then called simply "Asunción" - was to be part of the Mita circuit.
  • Asunción Mita rose to the town of Asunción Mita Villa category on February 11, 1915.
  • The municipality of Asunción Mita has a population of approximately 41,000 people.[1].

Civil Registration

Parish Records

Census Records

There are no records only for the municipality of Asunción Mita. See the records of neighboring municipalities.

Cemeteries

  • Municipal Cemetery of Asunción Mita
  • Most of the villages have their own cemetery but in some cases they have buried their loved ones in some property of mourners.


Localities

  • Anguiatu
  • Asuncion Grande
  • Cerro Blanco
  • Cerrón
  • El Ciprés
  • El Pito
  • El Sauce
  • El Trapiche
  • El Tule
  • El Vallecito
  • Estanzuela
  • Girones
  • La Asuncion
  • La Vega
  • Las Caleras
  • Las Pozas
  • Loma Larga
  • Los Amates
  • Peñitas
  • Quebrada Honda
  • Rosario
  • San Jerónimo
  • San Joaquin
  • San José
  • San Juan Las Minas
  • San Matias
  • San Miguelito
  • San Rafael Cerro Blanco
  • San Rafael El Rosario
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Elena
  • Santa Gertrudis El Existe
  • Sitio de las Flores
  • Tablón San Bartolo
  • Tamarindo
  • Tiúcal
  • Tiúcal Arriba
  • Trapiche Abajo
  • Trapiche Vargas
  • Valle Nuevo
  • Vargas
  • Xiste Santa Gertrudis


References

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Asunción Mita," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asunci%C3%B3n_Mita . Visited 01 December 2017