Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
The Ceiba, Guatemala's National Tree
Acuerdo gubernativo 8 de marzo 1955
Direccion General Forestal
Ministerio de Agricultura
The Ceiba, Guatemala’s National Tree
Named by Governmental Decree on March 8, 1955
Forestry Department, Ministry of Agriculture
Location. 14° 36.383′ N, 90° 30.803′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Touch for map. Marker is in Ciudad Vieja Church Park, on 2a Avenida in Zone 10 of Guatemala City.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); José Maria Reina Barrios (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Israel and Guatemala Monument (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Fire at the Spanish Embassy in Guatemala (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Miltary Academy of Guatemala (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Bernal Diaz de Castillo (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Also see . . . La Ceiba, Árbol Nacional de Guatemala. Orgullo Guatemalteco's (Spanish language) web page on the Ceiba tree, with an extensive history and photos. On the historical specimens in Guatemala: ...There are many ceibas with history: Palencia, from which Tata Lapo (a rebellious (Submitted on July 17, 2015.)
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