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Apastepeque, San Vicente, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Apastepeque

 
 
Apastepeque Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
1. Apastepeque Marker
Inscription.
Historia: Apastepeque es un pueblo de Historias y leyendas, un pueblo de bellezas y tradiciones por descubrir. Apastepeque, ciudad precolombina de origen yaqui o pipil, contenía 2 pueblos. En un inicio Apastepeque se dividía en 2 pueblo: uno era Santiago Apastepeque y el otro era San Sebastián Saguayapa significa: Rio de las Ranas.
Apastepeque en Nahuat significa: Cerro de Alabastro. Apast-Alabastro; Tepec-Cerro o Cerro de las Vasijas grandes. Fue fundado el 15 de enero de 1543 por los españoles, rebició titulo de villa el 10 de febrero de 1874 y el titulo de ciudad el 20 de mayo de 1916. Apastepeque tiene administativamente 5 Barrios, 10 Cantones, 58 Caseríos, 6 Colonias, 9 Lotificaciones. Parte de la Identidad es que nos llaman: Cubanos: por el cultivo de la caña de Azúcar.
Fiesta patronales: Las Fiestas Patronales se celebran del 15 al 25 de Julio en honor a Santiago Apóstol.
Dato curioso: Hay un lugar arqueológico que se llama "La Pichichera" donde se encuentran las pilas donde se procesaba añil.
Información turística: La Laguna: Ofrece a todo aquel que la visita un ambiente agradable para compartir con la naturaleza, ofreciendo cabañas, un restaurante, y una piscina todo para disfrutar con familia y amigos.

English:
History: Apastepeque is a town of history and legends, a town beauties and traditions
Apastepeque Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
2. Apastepeque Marker
The central park's fountain and the Catholic Church of Apastepeque can be seen in this view.
to discover. Apastepeque, pre-Colombian city of origin Pipil or Yaqui, contained two peoples, Apastepeque Initially village was divided into two: one was Apastepeque Santiago and the other was San Sebastián Saguayapa means River of Frogs.
Apastepeque in Nahuatl means Hill of Alabaster, Apast-Alabaster; Tepec-Hill or Hill of the large pots. It was founded on January 15, 1543 by the Spanish, received the title of town on February 10, 1874 and the title of city on May 20, 1916. Apastepeque has administratively 5 Barrios, 10 cantons, 58 villages, six colonies, 9 Subdivisions. Part of it is that we call Identity: Cubans: for growing sugarcane.
Celebrations: The holidays are celebrated from 15 to 25 July in honor of St. James.
Facts: There is an archaeological site called "The Pichichera" where the batteries where indigo was processed.
Tourist Information: The Laguna: Give to everyone who visits a friendly atmosphere to share with nature, offering cabins, restaurant, swimming pool to enjoy with family and friends.
 
Erected by San Vicente Comite Turismo.
 
Location. 13° 40.048′ N, 88° 46.825′ W. Marker is in Apastepeque, San Vicente. Marker can be reached from Avenida 25 de julio just from 2a Calle Poniente. Touch for map. The marker is on the western side of the central park of Apastepeque.
 
Other nearby markers.
Apastepeque Catholic Church of St. James the Apostle image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
3. Apastepeque Catholic Church of St. James the Apostle
At least 4 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Father Alirio Napoleon Macias (approx. 2.1 kilometers away in Cuscatlán); History of Cerro de las Pavas (approx. 17.6 kilometers away in Cuscatlán); History of the Virgin of Fatima in Cerro de las Pavas (approx. 17.6 kilometers away in Cuscatlán); Expansion of El Salvador's Telephone System (approx. 17.7 kilometers away in Cuscatlán).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
La Iglesia Católica de Apastepeque, Parroquia Santiago Apóstol image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 21, 2016
4. La Iglesia Católica de Apastepeque, Parroquia Santiago Apóstol
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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