Suspension bridge spanning Río Ixcán
|Native name||Río Ixcán|
2,700 m (8,900 ft)
|River mouth||Tributary of the Lacantún River
200 m (660 ft)
|Basin size||2,085 km2 (805 sq mi)|
The río Ixcán is a river in Guatemala. The river flows northwards from its sources in the Cuchumatanes mountains in Huehuetenango, marks the border with El Quiché for a number of kilometers, and crosses the border with Mexico at where it flows into the Lacantún River, a tributary of the Usumacinta river. The Ixcán river basin covers an area of 2,085 square kilometres (805 sq mi) in Guatemala.
The river has several different names. From its sources and downriver: Río Quisil, río Naranjo, río Cocola, río Yula San Juan, and río Ixcán.
- INSIVUMEH. "Principales ríos de Guatemala".
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