Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
First Century of the City of Atiquizaya
del titulo de la ciudad de Atiquizaya
enero 24 - 1881 -- enero 24 - 1981
Concejo Municipal 1980 - 1981
Alc. Mpal. Don Carlos Israel Mendoza Figueroa
Sind. Mpal. " Jorge Ernesto Salman
1o Regidor Jorge Alberto Criollo
2o Antonio Rodriguez
3o Alberto Albanes Salazar
4o " " Oscar Emeterio Barrientos
5o Carlos Alberto Pacheco
6o Jorge Eduardo Escob Albanes
7o Fausto Enrique Oliva
8o " " Carlos Alberto Valiento Orozco
9o Héctor Antonio Linares
10o Jose Israel Martínez Blanco
Srio. Mpal. Joel Estrada Valiente
Atiquizaya Nov. 30 - 1981
In commemoration of the first century
of Atiquizaya having been promoted to the rank of city
January 24, 1881 - January 24, 1981
Names of the Municipal Council
Atiquizaya Nov. 30, 1981
Erected 1981 by Consejo Municipal de Atiquizaya.
Location. 13° 58.59′ N, 89° 45.381′ W. Marker is in Atiquizaya, Ahuachapán. Marker is on Avenidad 5 de Noviembre Norte near 2a Calle Poniente, on the left when traveling south. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 200th Anniversary of the First Cry of Salvadoran Independence (a few steps from this marker); Salvador Antonio Gómez Góchez (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Stanley Boggs (approx. 8.9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Ernesto "Che" Guevara's Visit to El Salvador (approx. 8.9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Here Died General Justo Rufino Barrios (approx. 9 kilometers away in Santa Ana); David Granadino (approx. 21.7 kilometers away in Santa Ana); Aurelio Fuertes and Santa Ana Cathedral (approx. 21.7 kilometers away in Santa Ana).
Regarding First Century of the City of Atiquizaya. Atiquizaya was originally an indigenous poqomam village. Its first recorded historical mention was as a small Spanish town in a 1550 census when it had 275 inhabitants.
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