San Pedro Soloma

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San Pedro Solóma
Tzu'luma
Municipality
Nickname(s): El Valle del Ensueño
San Pedro Solóma is located in Guatemala
San Pedro Solóma
San Pedro Solóma
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°43′0″N 91°27′0″W / 15.71667°N 91.45000°W / 15.71667; -91.45000
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Huehuetenango
Municipality San Pedro Soloma
Government
 • Type Municipal
 • Mayor Nicolas Gonzalo Martinez 2012-16
Area
 • Municipality 264 km2 (102 sq mi)
Elevation 2,300 m (7,500 ft)
Highest elevation 3,500 m (11,500 ft)
Lowest elevation 1,900 m (6,200 ft)
Population (Census 2010)[1]
 • Municipality 47,688
 • Urban 8,710
 • Ethnicities Q'anjob'al, Ladino
 • Religions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Time zone UTC-6
Website Site

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San Pedro Solóma[edit]

Soloma is a municipality of Huehuetenango, a department of Guatemala. It is located in the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes at 2,300 m above sea level. The municipality covers a total area of 264 km2 with elevations ranging from 1,900 m to 3,500 m. Its population of 47,688 people is spread over the town of Soloma, 19 villages and 50 smaller rural communities (caserios).

San Pedro Soloma "El Valle del Ensueño"

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The annual celebrations in honor of the town's patron Saint Peter take place from June 24 to 30. Its mayan name is Tzu'luma.[3]

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Coordinates: 15°43′N 91°27′W / 15.717°N 91.450°W / 15.717; -91.450