San Pedro Soloma

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San Pedro Solóma
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
 • Type Municipal
 • Mayor Nicolas Gonzalo Martinez 2012-16
 • 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


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"


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