San Pedro Carchá

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San Pedro Carchá
—  Municipality  —
Municipal palace, San Pedro Carchá
Nickname(s): Carchá
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°28′38″N 90°18′38″W / 15.47722°N 90.31056°W / 15.47722; -90.31056
Country 25px Guatemala
Department Alta Verapaz
Municipality San Pedro Carchá
Government
 • Type Municipal
 • Mayor
Area
 • Municipality 1,082 km2 (417.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,282 m (4,206 ft)
Highest elevation 2,100 m (6,890 ft)
Lowest elevation 600 m (1,969 ft)
Population (Census 2002)[1]
 • Municipality 148,344
 • Urban 11,941
 • Ethnicities Q'eqchi', Poqomchi', Ladino
 • Religions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Website municipal site

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.[2] It covers a terrain of 1082 km².[3]

Sports

Deportivo Carchá football club play their home games in the Estadio Juan Ramon Ponce Guay. They have played in Guatemala's top division from 1998-2001.

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Coordinates: 15°28′N 90°18′W / 15.467°N 90.3°W / 15.467; -90.3


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