Santa Lucía Milpas Altas
in Departamento de Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 14.576 and -90.679 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 14° 34' 32" and W -90° 40' 43"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Quetzal - GTQ
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:07 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: America/Guatemala
- UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:51 am and 6:03 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bantam Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Guatemala.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guatemala. Last Update: 2019-09-16 07:23:42
Delve into Santa Lucía Milpas Altas
Santa Lucía Milpas Altas in Departamento de Sacatepéquez with it's 13,001 habitants is located in Guatemala a little south-west of Guatemala City, the country's capital town.
Current time in Santa Lucía Milpas Altas is now 03:07 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Guatemala with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Santa Lucía Milpas Altas. The closest airport in Guatemala is La Aurora Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Guatemala is Antigua Guatemala in a distance of 90 mi (or 145 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: San Bartolome Milpas Altas, Magdalena Milpas Altas, San Lucas Sacatepequez, Antigua Guatemala and Santiago Sacatepequez. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F
|Morning Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 67 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1013.1 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 78% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Monday, 16th of September 2019
19°C (67 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Tuesday, 17th of September 2019
23°C (74 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Wednesday, 18th of September 2019
26°C (79 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Filadelfia Coffee Resort & Tours
Good Hotel Antigua
Hotel Mansión de la Luz
Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo
Hotel Los Pasos
Quinta de las Flores
Cacao Boutique Hotel
Hotel La Catedral
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Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Sacatepéquez is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. Population estimate 265,500 in 2000. The name comes from Sacatepéquez, a city from November 21, 1542 until July 29, 1773 when it was destroyed by the Santa Marta earthquake. Sacatepéquez means grasshill in the Pipil Maya dialect. The capital of Sacatepéquez is Antigua Guatemala. Other important cities include Ciudad Vieja.
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Antigua Guatemala Cathedral
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These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Santa Lucía Milpas Altas.
- San Bartolome Milpas Altas
- Magdalena Milpas Altas
- San Lucas Sacatepequez
- Antigua Guatemala
- Santiago Sacatepequez
- Santa Maria de Jesus
- Ciudad Vieja
- San Antonio Aguas Calientes
- Villa Nueva
- Santo Domingo Xenacoj
- Santa Catarina Barahona
- San Pedro Sacatepequez
- San Miguel Duenas
- El Tejar
- San Juan Sacatepequez
- San Vicente Pacaya
- San Andres Itzapa
- Villa Canales
- Guatemala City
- Santa Catarina Pinula
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Santa Lucía, Santa Lucía Milpas Altas