Quirigua within the Context of the Mayan Cities Historical

Quirigua within the Context of the Mayan Cities Historical (HM1UIY)

Location: , Izabal
Country: Guatemala
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N 15° 16.392', W 89° 2.473'

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Quiriguá dentro del Contexto de las Ciudades Mayas

Quriguá fue un centro comercial, ubicado en el margen del río Motagua (el cauce de este río cambió hace siglos debido posiblemente a un terremoto). La posición de la ciudad era de gran importancia ya que a través de esta ruta comercial fluvial, llegaba al sitio jade y obsidiana desdge el altiplano de Guatemala, y de aquí seguía a otras ciudades del Golfo Honduras, Belice y la península de Yucatán. Quiriguá fue fundada aproximadamente en el 426 d.C., y estuvo bajo el dominio de la ciudad de Copán en Honduras, hasta el 738 d.C. cuando el gobernante K´al´Tiliw Chan Yo´pa (Dios Celestial del Rayo que Quema con Fuego), logra la independencia económica y política.English:Quirigua within the context of the Maya citiesQuirigua was a commercial center, located in the margin of the Motagua River (this river bed changed for centuries possibly due to an earthquake). The position of the city was of great importance as a trade route through this river, came to the site jade and obsidian from the highlands of Guatemala, and from there to other cities still in the Golf Honduras, Belize and the Yucatan peninsula. Quirigua was founded in approximately 426 AD, and was under the domination of the city of Copan in Honduras, until 738 AD when the ruler K'ak'Tiliw Chan Yo'pat (God Celestial Ray Burning with Fire), achieves
the economic and political.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 280794 N 1689572
Decimal Degrees15.27320000, -89.04121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 15° 16.392', W 89° 2.473'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds15° 16' 23.52" N, 89° 2' 28.38" W
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