Villa Nueva, Guatemala

city of Guatemala Department, Guatemala

Villa Nueva is a city in the Guatemala Department in Guatemala. In 2018, 618,397 people lived there. It was founded on 17 April 1763. The city has a population of 618,397 (2018 census), making it the second largest in Guatemala Department, after Guatemala City. It was founded on 17 April 1763, long before Guatemala declared its independence from the Spanish Empire. The local economy largely depends on industry, with the municipality having some 100 factories that produce such products as textiles, metallurgical goods, and plastics. The area's agricultural products include rice, dairy, fruits, and vegetables.

Villa Nueva

Mayor Salvador Gándara, serving from 2000 to 2011, was longlisted for the 2008 World Mayor award; Sites of interest include the Naciones Unidas National Park,[1] and several malls, including Metrocentro and Santa Clara.[2]

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  1. "Defensores de la Naturaleza - Parque Nacional Naciones Unidas". 2009-03-02. Archived from the original on 2009-03-02. Retrieved 2024-02-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "City Mayors: World Mayor 2008 - The finalists". Retrieved 2024-02-20.