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Coban - where the coffee comes from

In the 19th century Coban was a flourishing, rich town dominated by German immigrants who founded vast coffee fincas.
Still a agricultural center around Coban are fincas cultivating coffee, sugar cane and cardamom.

Cathedral of Coban [coban-church.jpg]+

Cathedral of Coban

Coban the Cathedral, built in 1543 by Fray Bartolome de las Casas.
(c) Frieder Edelhäuser 2005