San Pedro Carchá

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San Pedro Carchá
Municipal palace, San Pedro Carchá, 1980
Municipal palace, San Pedro Carchá, 1980
Nickname(s): Carchá
San Pedro Carchá is located in Guatemala
San Pedro Carchá
San Pedro Carchá
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°28′38″N 90°18′38″W / 15.47722°N 90.31056°W / 15.47722; -90.31056
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Alta Verapaz
Municipality San Pedro Carchá
 • Type Municipal
 • Municipality 1,082 km2 (418 sq mi)
Elevation 1,282 m (4,206 ft)
Highest elevation 2,100 m (6,900 ft)
Lowest elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (Census 2002)[1]
 • Municipality 148,344
 • Urban 11,941
 • Ethnicities Q'eqchi', Poqomchi', Ladino
 • Religions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Website municipal site

San Pedro Carchá, usually referred to as Carchá, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. It is situated at 1282 m above sea level. It has an estimated population 245,000 people.[2] It covers a terrain of 1082 km².[3]


Deportivo Carchá football club play their home games in the Estadio Juan Ramon Ponce Guay. They have played in Guatemala's top division from 1998-2001.


  1. ^ "XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002)". INE. 2002. 
  2. ^ "San Pedro Carchá". Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  3. ^ "San Pedro Carchá - Ubicación". Retrieved 2009-10-01. 

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Coordinates: 15°28′N 90°18′W / 15.467°N 90.300°W / 15.467; -90.300