Baja Verapaz Department

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Baja Verapaz Department
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Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Capital Salamá
Municipalities 8
Area
 • Department 3,124 km2 (1,206 sq mi)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Department 284,530
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban 90,765

Baja Verapaz (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbaxa βeɾaˈpas]) is a department in Guatemala. The capital is Salamá.

Baja Verapaz contains the Mario Dary Biotope Preserve, preserving the native flora and fauna of the region, especially the threatened national bird of Guatemala, the Resplendent Quetzal.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caracterización departamental: Baja Verapaz 2013" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 

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Coordinates: 15°06′05″N 90°19′07″W / 15.10139°N 90.31861°W / 15.10139; -90.31861