Salamá

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Salamá
Salamá is located in Guatemala
Salamá
Salamá
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°06′N 90°16′W / 15.100°N 90.267°W / 15.100; -90.267
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Baja Verapaz
Population
 • Total 40,000

Salamá is a city in Guatemala. It is the capital of the department of Baja Verapaz. It is situated at 940 m above sea level. The municipality of Salamá, for which the city of Salamá serves as the administrative centre, covers a total surface area of 776 km² and contains 40,000 people.

History[edit]

As of 1850, the population was estimated to be 4,500.[1]

Festivals[edit]

The annual festival takes place from September 17 to September 22.

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Coordinates: 15°06′N 90°16′W / 15.100°N 90.267°W / 15.100; -90.267