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Escuintla (Spanish pronunciation: [esˈkwintla]) is a city in south central Guatemala. It is the capital of the Escuintla Department and the administrative seat of Escuintla Municipality. In 2003 the city had a population of about 68,000 people. It is on the border of the central highlands and the Pacific coastal plain.


A place in Guatemala, Escuintla is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Escuintla.

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Facts and Stats for Escuintla*

  • Escuintla: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Escuintla for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Escuintla.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 75 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Escuintla - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Escuintla

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Escuintla

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.71 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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