El Progreso is a department in Guatemala. The capital is Guastatoya and the largest city is Sanarate.
- El Jícaro
- San Agustín Acasaguastlán
- San Antonio La Paz
- San Cristóbal Acasaguastlán
El Progreso is the smallest department in population in Guatemala, having a 99% of Spanish-native speakers. It is situated in the central region of the republic, to the east of Guatemala City, south of Baja Verapaz, west of Zacapa and north of Jalapa. The climate in El Progreso varies depending on the region, to the east is hotter than the west, and it also has great extensions of desert-like lands, with cactus on the mountains when it doesn't rain. Near the Motagua river, the largest in Guatemala that crosses all over El Progreso to Zacapa, in direction to Izabal, it can be found big extensions of green lands, and cities and villages near it. The Motagua river often overfloods during the rainy season. Leaving many families without houses and lands near it.
 External links
- Interactive department map
- GuastatoyaEnLinea.com Comunidad Guastatoyana
Coordinates: 14°51′14″N 90°04′07″W / 14.85389°N 90.06861°W