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Atitlán

(ätētlän`), volcanic lake, 53 sq mi (137 sq km), 17 mi (27.3 km) long and 11 mi (17.7 km) wide, SW Guatemala. One of the most magnificent lakes of Central America, it is set among lofty mountains with three inactive volcanoes nearby; Atitlán volcano (11,565 ft/3,525 m) is the tallest. The fertile lakeshore is densely populated by subsistence farmers. The principal towns on the lake, Santiago Atitlán, San Lucas Tolimán, and Panajachel, serve as centers of tourism and commercial activity.
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The primary objective of this study was to describe the burden of NCD risk factors in Santiago Atitlan and a secondary objective was to assess community knowledge about NCDs, with the study population in Santiago Atitlan serving as a sample of the indigenous population in Guatemala.
3) Zunil contiene un famoso templo a san Simon donde es probable que se produjera uno de los primeros episodios de la conversion del Maximon de Atitlan --a escasos kilometros a vuelo de pajaro, que se convierten en interminables horas de mal viaje por carretera--.
Ricardo regresa a su cabana de Atitlan por una carretera "en buenas condiciones [que le permitia] avanzar tan rapido como el despuntar del alba" (240), y, una vez llegado a Panajachel, se abastece en la tienda "bien surtida" de "una miscelanea de productos [.
Experience the rich Mayan culture surrounding Lake Atitlan, an expansive body of water contained within an ancient caldera situated at more than 5,000 feet above sea level as you run from village to village.
Santiago Atitlan in Solola was one of the municipalities strongly affected by violence during the internal conflict.
If you're helping people in someplace cool like Kathmandu, South Africa, Nairobi, or Guatemala, and you also want to trek in the Himalayas, go on a safari, or see Guatemala's Lake Atitlan, do it after or before your service.
Named by National Geographic as one of the top 50 ecolodges in the world, the Laguna Lodge in Guatemala is situated along Lake Atitlan, with its own nature reserve.
The participants in the course worked on the preparation of the chocolate with cacao from a small coop- erative on Lake Atitlan, in Guatemala.
Diagnostico de la actividad de caza y captura de fauna silvestre en el sur de la reserva de usos multiples de la cuenca del lago de Atitlan en el departamento de Solola, Guatemala.
In research which was done by Atitlan et al [2] also concluded that four factors of awareness, association, perceived quality and brand loyalty are effective on brand equity; furthermore, these factors also influence each other.
No sabia que habia pasado con el cuadro o mural de los martires, me dijo; cuando ella llego de Santiago Atitlan ya no estaba alli.