San Antonio Palopó

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San Antonio Palopó
Municipality and village
photo: a view of San Antonio Palopó
map: location of San Antonio Palopó in Guatemala
map: location of San Antonio Palopó in Guatemala
San Antonio Palopó
location of San Antonio Palopó in Guatemala
Coordinates: 14°42′N 91°7′W / 14.700°N 91.117°W / 14.700; -91.117
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Vlagsolola.gifSololá
Named for St. Anthony of Padua
Government
 • Type Municipal
Lowest elevation 1,562 m (5,125 ft)
Time zone Central Time (UTC-6)
Country calling code 502

San Antonio Palopó is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The village is on the eastern shore of Lake Atitlán. The lowest elevation is 1,562 metres (5,125 ft) at the shoreline. The people of the region are Cakchiquel Maya with a distinctive style of clothing. The patron saint of the village is St. Anthony of Padua. The annual festival takes place on 13 June.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Antonio Palopó" (in Spanish). INGUAT, the Guatemalan Ministry of Tourism. 

Coordinates: 14°42′N 91°07′W / 14.700°N 91.117°W / 14.700; -91.117