Holmul River (Guatemala)

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Holmul River
Native name Río Holmul
Country Guatemala
Basin features
Main source Guatemala (El Petén)
400 m (1,300 ft)
17°00′54″N 89°36′54″W / 17.015112°N 89.614878°W / 17.015112; -89.614878 (Sources of Río Holmul)
River mouth 200 m (660 ft)
17°17′52″N 89°12′50″W / 17.297805°N 89.213963°W / 17.297805; -89.213963 (Mouth of Río Holmul)Coordinates: 17°17′52″N 89°12′50″W / 17.297805°N 89.213963°W / 17.297805; -89.213963 (Mouth of Río Holmul)

The Holmul River (Spanish: Río Holmul) is a river in northeastern Guatemala that flows through the Petén Basin region in the departamento (department) of El Petén towards the border with Belize. A number of significant pre-Columbian Maya sites lie along or near the course of this waterway, including Tikal, Nakum, Holmul, Naranjo, Yaxha and Witzna.