Akatek people

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Akatek
Total population
39,370[1]
Regions with significant populations
Languages
Akatek, Spanish
Religion
Catholic, Evangelicalist, Maya religion

The Akatek (Akateko) are a Maya people in Guatemala. Their indigenous language, which is also called Akatek, belongs to the Q'anjobalan branch of Mayan languages. Most Akatek live in San Miguel Acatán and San Rafael La Independencia, in the department of Huehuetenango.

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  1. ^ "XI Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002) - Pertenencia de grupo étnico". Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2002. Archived from the original on 5 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-27.