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Fuego

Fuego (fwēˈgō) [key] or Volcán de Fuego bōlcänˈ ħē fwēˈgō [Span., = volcano of fire], active volcano, 12,346 ft (3,763 m) high, S central Guatemala, near the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala. One of Central America's most active volcanoes and a popular tourist attraction, its frequent, vigorous eruptions have been recorded since the early 1500s.

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