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Atlas Lingüístico de Guatemala
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5,572

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5,572 personas para el año 2001, según un algoritmo desarrollado con base en las proyecciones del Instituto Nacional de Estadística.

Year of info

2003

Location and Context

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Guatemala

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Huehuetenango: San Rafael La Independencia, San Miguel Acatán y la Aldea Jo’om de San Sebastián Coatán.

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Huehuetenango: San Rafael La Independencia, San Miguel Acatán y la Aldea Jo’om de San Sebastián Coatán.

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36,295

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2010

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16.7823,-93.1061

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39,370

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20,915 women; 18,455 men. 2002 Census. Data for within Guatemala.

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2009

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Native Speakers Worldwide

58,600

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48,500 in Guatemala (1998).

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2009

Location and Context

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Mexico; USA; Guatemala;

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2005

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Guatemala

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111 square kilometers.

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111 square kilometers.

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20,000

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The 20,000 fluent speakers noted here are in San Miguel Acatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. There are "also a few other speakers in Mexico, Chiapas" (Adelaar & Quesada 2007:197).

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2007

Location and Context

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Guatemala; Mexico

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San Miguel Acatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Chiapas, Mexico

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San Miguel Acatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Chiapas, Mexico

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2005

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15.8333333333,-91.8333333333

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