|Population (Census 2002)|
|• Ethnicities||Jakaltek, Ladino|
|• Religions||Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya|
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. In 2002, its urban population was about 23,500 but the town's population is projected to have grown to over 40,000.
Its economy is based mainly on agricultural products, especially coffee. Jacaltenango exports about 95% of its agricultural production. Jacaltenango has six schools: three elementary and three high schools, which include middle school.
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