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Colotenango is located in Guatemala
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°24′17″N 91°42′50″W / 15.40472°N 91.71389°W / 15.40472; -91.71389
Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Department Flag of Huehuetenango.gif Huehuetenango
 • Mayor Aroldo Ríos (UNE)
Climate Cwb

Colotenango is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango. It is situated at 1,590 m (5,220 ft) above sea level. It contains 14,000 people. It covers a terrain of 71 km2 (27 sq mi). The annual festival is August 12- 15.

Colotenango has two holy sites called Tuikalajan and Tuisanmarcos.


Colotenango is traditionally a Maya community whose residents speak the Mayan Mam language.[1] Two-thirds of the residents are Catholic, while about thirty percent are Evangelica.


Colotenango includes the following aldeas (towns), Colotenango (el pueblo), El Granadillo, Ical, Ixconlaj, La Barranca, La Vega,Tojlate, Luminoche, Tixel, and Xemal.

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Coordinates: 15°25′N 91°43′W / 15.417°N 91.717°W / 15.417; -91.717