Santa Cruz Verapaz

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Santa Cruz Verapaz
Municipality
Santa Cruz Verapaz is located in Guatemala
Santa Cruz Verapaz
Santa Cruz Verapaz
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°22′25″N 90°25′50″W / 15.37361°N 90.43056°W / 15.37361; -90.43056
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Alta Verapaz
Municipality Santa Cruz Verapaz
Government
 • Type Municipal
Area
 • Municipality 48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Elevation 1,406 m (4,613 ft)
Population (Census 2002)[1]
 • Municipality 10,012
 • Urban 5,004
 • Ethnicities Q'eqchi, Ladino
 • Religions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Website http://www.inforpressca.com/santacruzav/

Santa Cruz Verapaz (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsanta ˈkɾus βeɾaˈpas]) is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. It is situated at 1406 m above sea level. It contains 19,000 people. It covers a terrain of 48 km². The annual festival is May 1-May 5.

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Coordinates: 15°22′N 90°26′W / 15.367°N 90.433°W / 15.367; -90.433