Retalhuleu Tourism, Guatemala

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The city of Retalhuleu (Spanish pronunciation: [retaluˈleu]) is in south-western Guatemala. It is the departmental seat of Retalhuleu Department as well as the municipal seat of Retalhuleu Municipality. Retalhuleu stands at about 240 metres above sea level. In 2003 the city had a population of about 40,000 people. Locally it is nicknamed "Reu."


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Facts and Stats for Retalhuleu*

  • Pollution Statistics in Retalhuleu

    Know the pollution level of Retalhuleu before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 87.5 (Very High)
  • Retalhuleu: Crime and Safety

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

    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Retalhuleu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.94 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 95.6 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 102.59 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.45 (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 Retalhuleu

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.06 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.11 USD

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

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