List of places in Guatemala
List of most populous cities in GuatemalaPopulation data based on the 2002 census.
|1|| Guatemala City
Guatemala City , is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala and Central America...
Mixco is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala.Located next to the main Guatemala City municipality, over time it has become part of the Guatemala City Metropolitan Area. Most of Mixco is separated from the city by canyons, for which a multitude of bridges have been created. ...
|3|| Villa Nueva
Villa Nueva, Guatemala
Villa Nueva is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala. Villa Nueva is located south of Guatemala City and has a population of 710,218 people, making it the second largest city in Guatemala, after Guatemala City...
Quetzaltenango, also commonly known by its indigenous name, Xelajú , or more commonly, Xela , is the second largest city of Guatemala. It is both the capital of Quetzaltenango Department and the municipal seat of Quetzaltenango municipality....
|5|| San Miguel Petapa
San Miguel Petapa
San Miguel Petapa is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala, located south of Guatemala City. It has a population of 94,228 according to the 2002 census.-Brief Historical Accounts:...
Escuintla is a city in south central Guatemala. It is the capital of the Escuintla Department and the administrative seat of Escuintla Municipality....
|7|| San Juan Sacatepéquez
San Juan Sacatepéquez
San Juan Sacatepéquez is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala, northwest of Guatemala City. According to the 2002 census, it had a population of 81,584. The city is known for flower-growing and wooden furniture.-See also:*Chajoma...
|8|| Villa Canales
Villa Canales is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala, situated 22 km south of Guatemala City. As of the 2002 census, the city had a population of 77,638, making it the eighth largest city in Guatemala.-History:...
Chinautla is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala. According to the 2002 census, it had a population of 77,071, making it the ninth-largest city in the country and the seventh largest in the Guatemala Department....
Chimaltenango is a town in Guatemala of some 43,900 people . It serves as both the capital of the department of Chimaltenango and the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name....
Amatitlán is a town in the Guatemala department of Guatemala. The main industry of the town during colonial times was the preparation of cochineal...
Huehuetenango is a city and a municipality in the highlands of western Guatemala. It is also the capital of the department of Huehuetenango. The municipality's population was over 81,000 people in 2002...
|13|| Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa
Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa
Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa is a municipality in the Escuintla department of Guatemala.The municipality includes the pre-Columbian archaeological sites of El Baúl and Bilbao....
|14|| Puerto Barrios
Puerto Barrios is a city in Guatemala, located within the Gulf of Honduras at. The bay in which the harbour is located is called Bahia de Amatique. Puerto Barrios is the departmental seat of Izabal department and the administrative seat of Puerto Barrios municipality.Puerto Barrios was named after...
The city of Cobán is the capital of the department of Alta Verapaz in central Guatemala. It also serves as the administrative center for the surrounding Cobán municipality. It is located 219 km from Guatemala City....
Chichicastenango, also known as Santo Tomás Chichicastenango, is a town in the El Quiché department of Guatemala, known for its traditional K'iche' Maya culture. The Spanish conquistadors gave the town its name from the Nahuatl name used by their soldiers from Tlaxcala: Tzitzicaztenanco, or City...
|17|| Santa Catarina Pinula
Santa Catarina Pinula
Santa Catarina Pinula is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala....
Totonicapán is a city in Guatemala. It serves as the capital of the department of Totonicapán and as the administrative seat for the surrounding municipality of Totonicapán.- External links :# #...
Coatepeque is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala. Its population is 100,000.-Sports:Deportivo Coatepeque football club play in the second tier of Guatemalan football, the Primera División de Ascenso. They play their home games in the Estadio Las Gardenias....
Mazatenango is a municipality in the Suchitepéquez department of Guatemala. It is the capital of Suchitepéquez department and is located 165 km from Guatemala City....
Jalapa is a city in Guatemala. It is the capital of the department of Jalapa; it is also the municipal seat of that department's municipality of Jalapa. It is located from Guatemala City....
Chiquimula is a city in Guatemala. It serves both as the capital of the department of Chiquimula and as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name....
The city of Retalhuleu is in south-western Guatemala. It is the departmental seat of Retalhuleu department as well as the municipal seat of Retalhuleu municipality....
|24|| San Francisco El Alto
San Francisco El Alto
San Francisco El Alto is a municipality in the Totonicapán department of Guatemala.The municipality includes the villages or aldeas of: Chivarreto, Chirrenox, Pabatoc, Paxixil, Rancho de Teja, Pachaj, Sacmixit, San Antonio Sija, Saquicol Chiquito, and Tacajalbé...
|25|| Antigua Guatemala
Antigua Guatemala is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Mudéjar-influenced Baroque architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches...
|26|| San Pedro Sacatepéquez
San Pedro Sacatepéquez, San Marcos
San Pedro Sacatepéquez is a municipality in the San Marcos department of Guatemala with territory of 148 km2 at 2033 m altitude. The population is 63 688....
|27|| San José Pinula
San José Pinula
San Jose Pinula is a municipality in the Department of Guatemala in the Republic of Guatemala in Central America. It is located from the capital, Guatemala City. The city was established in 1886 as Villorio San Jose. The city is surrounded by mountains. Until a few years ago, the economy was based...
Sololá is a city in Guatemala. It is the capital of the department of Sololá and the administrative seat of Sololá municipality.The name is a hispanicized form of its pre-Columbian name, one spelling variant of which is T'zolojy'a...
Zacapa is a city in eastern Guatemala, along the Río Grande de Zacapa. It is renowned locally for its manual crafting of cigars, hard dry cheese and a flavored cake made with said cheese ....
|30|| San Pedro Ayampuc
San Pedro Ayampuc
San Pedro Ayampuc is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala. The current mayor is Eduardo Avalos Figueroa....
Jutiapa is a municipality in the Jutiapa department of Guatemala. Located 124 km from the city of Guatemala at an altitude of 892 m , it is the capital of the department of Jutiapa....
|32|| Ciudad Vieja
Ciudad Vieja is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez. According to the 2002 Guatemalan Census, the municipality has a total of 25,696 people.Ciudad Vieja was the second colonial capital of the country.- History :...
|33|| San Benito
San Benito, El Petén
San Benito is a municipality in the El Petén department of Guatemala. It contains 23,752 people.It is located adjacent to departmental capital Flores.-Sports:...
Palín is a municipality in the Escuintla department of Guatemala. The town of Palín, which is the municipal seat, is located on the foothills of the Sierra Madre volcanic chain, South of Guatemala-City.Palín was formally established as a municipality in 1935....
Barberena is a municipality in Santa Rosa department of Guatemala. Filled with local vendors and stores selling American goods, Barberena is a small town typical of the Guatemalan countryside....
Jacaltenango is a town situated in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. It is located in a valley surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains.Jacaltenango serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name....
Momostenango is a municipality in the Totonicapán department of Guatemala. The municipality is situated in the North-West of Totonicapán, in the Western highlands of Guatemala.-Population:Momostenango's population is predominantly of Maya K'iche' descent...
Ostuncalco, full name San Juan Ostuncalco, is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala. Beside Spanish local people speak the Mam language.La Victoria is a village in this department....
|39|| Santa Cruz del Quiché
Santa Cruz del Quiché
Santa Cruz del Quiché is a city in Guatemala. It serves as the capital of El Quiché department and the municipal seat of Santa Cruz del Quiché municipality.The city is located at , at an elevation of 2,021 m above sea level...
|40|| San Marcos
San Marcos, Guatemala
San Marcos San Marcos San Marcos (elevation: 7,868 feet (2,398 meters) is a city and municipality in Guatemala.It is the capital of the department of San Marcos.The municipality has a population of approximately 45,000.-Sports:...
|41|| Santiago Sacatepéquez
Santiago Sacatepéquez is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez. It is well known for a kite festival held here annually on November 1.-See also:Chajoma...
Fraijanes is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala.Known for its coffee, which is slightly more acidic than that of Antigua....
Sumpango is a town in the Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez.-External links:* In Spanish* In Spanish...
|44|| Santa Maria Nebaj
Santa Maria Nebaj
Santa Maria Nebaj is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of El Quiché. Santa Maria Nebaj is part of the Ixil Community, along with San Juan Cotzal and San Gaspar Chajul. Native residents speak the Mayan Ixil language.There is a nearby pre-Columbian archaeological site of the Maya...
Esquipulas is a town in the Guatemalan departmentof Chiquimula on the border with Honduras. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name...
Olintepeque is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala. It is located on the Xequijel River.Olintepeque is known for being the place where the legendary K'iche' king Tecún Umán died in single combat with the Spanish conquistador, Pedro de Alvarado on February 18, 1524...
Salamá is a city in Guatemala. It is the capital of the department of Baja Verapaz. It is situated at 940 m above sea level.The municipality of Salamá, for which the city of Salamá serves as the administrative centre, covers a total surface area of 776 km² and contains 40,000 people.The...
|48|| Tecpán Guatemala
Tecpán Guatemala is a municipality in the department of Chimaltenango, in Guatemala, on the Inter-American Highway CA-1.The climate is generally cold...
|49|| Puerto San José
Puerto San José
Puerto San José is a city on Guatemala's Pacific Ocean coast, in the department of Escuintla. It contains about 20,000 people, making it the largest place along the Pacific coast of Guatemala. It was the Pacific port for Guatemala, but this was superseded in the 20th century by Puerto Quetzal, a...
|50|| La Gomera
La Gomera, Escuintla
La Gomera is a municipality in the Escuintla department of Guatemala....
Patzún is a municipality in the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala.-External links:*http://www.patzun.gob.gt/portal/...
Nahualá is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The town is sometimes known as Santa Catarina Nahualá, in honor of the town’s patron saint, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, but the official name is just "Nahualá"....
Cantel is a small municipality in the Quetzaltenango Department in Guatemala, east from the city of Quetzaltenango with an area of 22 km2. The village of Cantel is situated at 2,370 m altitude. The population is 32,221 people....
Tiquisate is a a municipality in the Escuintla department of Guatemala....
Jocotenango is a small municipality in the northeast section of Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez, and is situated north of Antigua Guatemala. It has seven zones, two villages, and one hamlet...
|56|| San Cristóbal Verapaz
San Cristóbal Verapaz
San Cristóbal Verapaz is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz....
|57|| San Andrés Itzapa
San Andrés Itzapa
San Andrés Itzapa is a municipality of Chimaltenango, Guatemala. San Andrés Itzapa is in the eastern region of Chimaltenango, while the district capital lies to the north, Acatenango lies to the south and to the east is Parramos...
Chicacao is a municipality in the Suchitepéquez department of Guatemala. It is situated at 600m above sea level. It contains 47,200 people. Originally a German settlement, it is famous for a clock that is now over 100 years old.-External links:*...
Flores, El Petén
Flores is the capital city of Petén department of Guatemala. It is located at . The population is 13,700 .Flores serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality, with which it shares a name ....
Panzós is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz.On 29 May 1978, the village of Panzós was the site of a massacre in which between 30 and 60 local inhabitants were killed by the army....
Gualán is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Zacapa.Gualán is a small city located in the department of Zacapa in the country of Guatemala...
Colomba is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala with 212 km2 surface at about 1011 m altitude. The population is 38,746 ....
|63|| San Lucas Sacatepéquez
San Lucas Sacatepéquez
San Lucas Sacatepéquez is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez.-See also:Chajoma...
Patzicía is a municipality in the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala....
Poptún is a municipality in the El Petén department of Guatemala. It contains 30,386 people. It is some 385 km from Guatemala City.Since 1989, Military Zone 23 in Poptún has been the home of the Guatemalan Army's élite Kaibiles special operations force....
|66|| Asunción Mita
Asunción Mita is a municipality in the Jutiapa department of Guatemala.In Asunción Mita two titular celebrations are celebrated: first from the 12th to the 15th of August, in honor to the Virgin of Asunción; and second from the 6th to the 12th of December, in honor to the Virgin of Concepción...
|67|| Santa María de Jesús
Santa María de Jesús
Santa Maria de Jesus, Sacatepequez, Guatemala is a municipality in the department of Sacatepéquez, near Antigua Guatemala, about 10 km. Located under the slopes of Volcan de Agua. This town has a height of 2,070 meters above sea level. Its central square has a temple built in the seventeenth...
Alotenango is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez. According to the 2002 Guatemalan census, the municipality has a total of 15,848 people. The municipality consists of four wards and is on the Escuintla road...
Morales is a municipality in Izabal Department of Guatemala.The municipality was created in 1920 and is formed by the town of Morales, 9 villages and 56 rural communities.The Cuevas del Silvino National Park is located a few kilometers north-east of Morales....
Palencia is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala....
Cuilapa, also known as Santa Rosa Cuilapa, is a town in Guatemala. It serves as the capital of the department of Santa Rosa and as the administrative seat for the surrounding municipality of Cuilapa.Cuilapa marks the midpoint of the American Continent....
|72|| El Estor
El Estor is a municipality in the Izabal department of Guatemala.Before roads and railroads, Lake Izabal was the link between Alta Verapaz and the rest of the world. What is now known as "El Estor" was the landing and trading post for cargo and travelers to frontier towns such as Cobán...
Sanarate is the largest city in the El Progreso department of Guatemala.Sanarate is a town within El Progreso. Sanarate has 43 aldeas...
|74|| San Pablo Jocopilas
San Pablo Jocopilas
San Pablo Jocopilas is a municipality east-northeast of Samayac and west of highway CA 2 in the Suchitepéquez department of Guatemala....
Malacatán is a municipality in the San Marcos department of Guatemala, located to the west of San Marcos town. It is fairly close to the border with Mexico - the border-crossing point is in the nearby village of El Carmen.-Sports:...
Chisec is a municipality in the north of the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz that was founded in 1813. It is situated at 230m above sea level at . The municipality covers a territory of 1488 km². Approximately 95% of the municipality's inhabitants are Mayan, spread over the town of...
|78|| San Lucas Tolimán
San Lucas Tolimán
San Lucas Tolimán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The town of 17,000 people sits on the southeastern shore of Lago de Atitlán, described by Aldous Huxley as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The population is 90-95% Highland Maya...
|79|| San Pedro Sacatepéquez
San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepéquez is a municipality in the Guatemala department of Guatemala. According to the 1998 edition of the The Columbia Gazetteer of the World, its elevation is 6,890 ft and it is a market center. Its economy is based on manufacturing, including tile making and textiles, and...
|81|| San Sebastián
San Sebastián, Retalhuleu
San Sebastián is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala....
Chiquimulilla is a municipality in the Santa Rosa department of Guatemala. It is located about from the Pacific coast.The city is an important regional trade location and junction. The most important products are leather goods. Chiquimulilla has 12,700 inhabitants.Some descendants of the Xinca...
|83|| San Pedro Carchá
San Pedro Carchá
San Pedro Carchá, usually referred to as Carchá, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. It is situated at 1282 m above sea level. It has an estimated population 245,000 people.It covers a terrain of 1082 km².-Sports:...
|84|| El Palmar
El Palmar, Quetzaltenango
El Palmar is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of GuatemalaEl Palmar is mostly an agricultural municipality, with coffee being one of its main products....
|85|| Nuevo San Carlos
Nuevo San Carlos
Nuevo San Carlos is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department of Guatemala....
|86|| Santa Catalina la Tinta
Santa Catalina la Tinta
Santa Catalina la Tinta is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. It is located in the hot Polochic River valley. It was originally part of the municipality of Panzós, but was given separate municipal status in 1999...
Comitancillo is a municipality in the San Marcos department of Guatemala.The spoken language is Mam.The municipality was founded by the Spaniards between 1633 and 1648 year.There is an archaeological site Chipel with remains of the Mam culture.*...
|88|| Santa Cruz Barillas
Santa Cruz Barillas
Santa Cruz Barillas is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango. It is situated at 1450m above sea level. It covers a terrain of 1,112km². The annual festival is April 29-May 4.-External links:**...
Patulul is a municipality in the Suchitepéquez department of Guatemala.It is located north of the coastal region of Tiquisate. It is both a coastal region as well as a mountainous region. Its neighboring town, San Juan Bautista is known for its fine dairy products. They both have their town...
|90|| La Esperanza
La Esperanza, Quetzaltenango
La Esperanza is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala. The surface is 32 km2 at 2465 m altitude.-External links:*...
Almolonga is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala, located on a road between Quetzaltenango city and Zunil. The majority of its population is indigenous, speaking the K'iche' language...
Salcajá is a municipality in Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala.Salcajá is best known for the Church of San Jacinto, founded in 1524, which was the first church built in Central America. It is also known as La Conquistadora presumably because of the time period and its religious influence on...
Guastatoya is a city in Guatemala. It is the capital of the department of El Progreso. Guastatoya is home to the Guastatoya Water Park. It is located 73 km from the city of Guatemala.-Sports:...
|94|| Nueva Concepción
Nueva Concepción, Escuintla
Nueva Concepción is a municipality in the Escuintla department of Guatemala.-Sports:Deportivo Nueva Concepción football club have been playing in the second tier of Guatemalan football since the 2001/2002 season....
Livingston is the name of a town in Izabal Department, eastern Guatemala, at the mouth of theRío Dulce at the Gulf of Honduras. The town serves as the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name.It was Guatemala's main port on the Caribbean Sea before the construction of nearby Puerto...
Ayutla, San Marcos
Ayutla is a municipality in the San Marcos Department of Guatemala. It is situated along the Suchiate River natural border with Mexico in the southern part of the department. The municipality center is Ciudad Tecún Umán...
|97|| San Francisco Zapotitlán
San Francisco Zapotitlán
San Francisco Zapotitlán is a municipality in the Suchitepéquez department of Guatemala....
|98|| Melchor de Mencos
Melchor de Mencos
Melchor de Mencos is a municipality in the Petén department of Guatemala with population 23,813. It is situated on the western border with Belize,a and is the only major border crossing from Guatemala to Belize....
Panajachel is a town in the southwestern Guatemalan Highlands, in the department of Sololá. It serves as the administrative centre for the surrounding municipality of the same name. The altitude is...
|100|| San Pablo
San Pablo, San Marcos
San Pablo is a municipality in the San Marcos department of Guatemala....
Chajul is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of El Quiché. Chajul is part of the Ixil Community, along with San Juan Cotzal and Santa Maria Nebaj. The Ixil region is isolated by beautiful mountains and has maintained its rich Ixil Mayan traditions and language...
Ancient cities and important ruins
- CancuenCancuénCancuén is an archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in the Pasión subregion of the central Maya lowlands in the present-day Guatemalan Department of El Petén. The city is notable for having one of the largest palaces in the Maya world.- Ancient Cancuén :Cancuén was a...
- Dos PilasDos PilasDos Pilas is a Pre-Columbian site of the Maya civilization located in what is now the department of Petén, Guatemala. It dates to the Late Classic Period, being founded by an offshoot of the dynasty of the great city of Tikal in AD 629 in order to control trade routes in the Petexbatún region,...
- El BaulEl BaúlEl Baúl is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in present-day Escuintla Department, Guatemala. El Baúl, along with the sites of Bilbao and El Castillo, is part of the Cotzumalhuapa Archaeological sites Zone. It is in the prehistoric Formative stage of the Americas.-Site:The El Baúl acropolis is...
- IximcheIximcheIximche is a Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican archaeological site in the western highlands of Guatemala. Iximche was the capital of the Late Postclassic Kaqchikel Maya kingdom from 1470 until its abandonment in 1524. The architecture of the site included a number of pyramid-temples, palaces and two...
- KaminaljuyuKaminaljuyuKaminaljuyu is a Pre-Columbian site of the Maya civilization that was primarily occupied from 1500 BC to AD 1200. Kaminaljuyu has been described as one of the greatest of all archaeological sites in the New World by Michael Coe, although its remains today - a few mounds only - are far less...
- MachaquilaMachaquilaMachaquilá refers to a ruined city of the Maya civilization in what is now the El Peten department of Guatemala. There is also a small Guatemalan village several kilometers from the site that bears the name Machaquilá.-History:...
- El MiradorEl MiradorEl Mirador is a large pre-Columbian Mayan settlement, located in the north of the modern department of El Petén, Guatemala.-Discovery:El Mirador was first discovered in 1926, and was photographed from the air in 1930, but the remote site deep in the jungle had little more attention paid to it until...
- La JoyancaLa JoyancaLa Joyanca is the modern name for a pre-Columbian Maya archaeological site located south of the San Pedro Martir river in the Petén department of Guatemala. It is east of the Maya site of La Florida , now the modern town of El Naranjo on the Mexico-Guatemala border. The site was discovered in 1994...
- Mixco ViejoMixco ViejoMixco Viejo is an archaeological site in the north east of the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala, some 50 km to the north of Guatemala City and 4km from the junction of the rivers Pixcaya and Motagua...
- NaranjoNaranjoNaranjo is an ancient city of the Maya civilization in the Petén Basin region of the central Maya lowlands. It is located in the present-day department of Petén, Guatemala about 10 km west of the border with Belize. It is located within the area of the Cultural Triangle of Yaxha, Nakum, Naranjo...
- NakbéNakbeNakbe is one of the largest early Maya archaeological sites, rivaled by El Mirador. Nakbe is located in the The Mirador Basin, in El Petén region of Guatemala, approximately 13 kilometers south of the Largest Maya city of El Mirador...
- Piedras Negras
- QuiriguaQuiriguáQuiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site in the department of Izabal in south-eastern Guatemala. It is a medium-sized site covering approximately along the lower Motagua River, with the ceremonial center about from the north bank. During the Maya Classic Period , Quiriguá was situated at...
- TikalTikalTikal is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala...
- Caribbean SeaCaribbean SeaThe Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It is bounded by Mexico and Central America to the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, and to the east by the Lesser Antilles....
- Pacific OceanPacific OceanThe Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.At 165.2 million square kilometres in area, this largest division of the World...
- Volcán de AguaVolcán de AguaVolcán de Agua is a stratovolcano located in the department of Sacatepéquez in Guatemala. It has been inactive since the mid 16th century. At 3,760 metres, Agua Volcano towers more than 3,500 metres above the Pacific coastal plain to the south and 2,000 metres above the Guatemalan...
- Volcán de FuegoVolcán de FuegoVolcán de Fuego is an active stratovolcano in Guatemala. It is close to the city of Antigua Guatemala. It has erupted frequently since the Spanish conquest. "Fuego" is famous for being almost constantly active at a low level. Smoke issues from its top daily, but larger eruptions are rare. On...
|Major lakes (lagos) in Guatemala|
(state administrative district)
(14°27'N ~ 90°34'W)
Lago de Atitlán
Lake Atitlán is a large endorheic lake in the Guatemalan Highlands. Atitlan is recognized to be the deepest lake in Central America with maximum depth about 340 meters. The lake is shaped by deep escarpments which surround it and by three volcanos on its southern flank...
(14°42'N ~ 91°12'W)
|Ayarza, Laguna de
Laguna de Ayarza
Laguna de Ayarza is a crater lake in Guatemala. The lake is a caldera that was created some 20,000 years ago by a catastrophic eruption that destroyed a twinned volcano and blanketed the entire region with a layer of pumice. The lake has a surface area of 14 km² and a maximum depth of 230 m.The...
(14°25'N ~ 90°08'W)
El Golfete is a long narrow lake in Guatemala. It lies at sea level and is connected by the Dulce River from Lake Izabal draining to the Amatique Bay which is lies in the Caribbean Sea....
(15°44'N ~ 88°53'W)
Izabal may refer to various locations in Guatemala:* Izabal Department* Lago de Izabal a lake within Izabal department* Izabal a town within Izabal department...
(15°30'N ~ 89°10'W)
Izabal may refer to various locations in Guatemala:* Izabal Department* Lago de Izabal a lake within Izabal department* Izabal a town within Izabal department...
|Peten Itzá||16.9833 -89.8333
(16°59'N ~ 89°50'W)