Sacapulas

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Sacapulas
Municipality
The Municipal building in Sacapulas
The Municipal building in Sacapulas
Sacapulas is located in Guatemala
Sacapulas
Sacapulas
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°17′21″N 91°5′21″W / 15.28917°N 91.08917°W / 15.28917; -91.08917Coordinates: 15°17′21″N 91°5′21″W / 15.28917°N 91.08917°W / 15.28917; -91.08917
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department El Quiché
Municipality Sacapulas
Government
 • Type Municipal
Elevation 3,900 ft (1,200 m)
Population (Census 2002)
 • Municipality 35,706
 • Urban 8,148
 • Ethnicities Sakapultek, K'iche', Ladino
 • Religions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya

Sacapulas is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of El Quiché.

In 2006, Sacapulas was connected by a new paved road to Aguacatán and to Nebaj. This road will give the entire area new access to markets and opportunities for economic development.