Selegua River

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Seleguá River
(río Seleguá)
Origin Guatemala
Mouth Presa de La Angostura in Chiapas
Basin countries Guatemala, Mexico
Length 102 km
Source elevation 2,200 m
15°16′19″N 91°27′10″W / 15.271848°N 91.452856°W / 15.271848; -91.452856 (Sources Río Seleguá)
Avg. discharge 38 m³/s (at Chojíl)

The Seleguá (Spanish pronunciation: [seleˈɣwa]) is a river in Guatemala. The river flows northwards from its sources in the highlands of Huehuetenango until it crosses the border with Mexico at 15°44′58″N 91°55′07″W / 15.749467°N 91.918659°W / 15.749467; -91.918659 (Río Seleguá), and continues northwards into the Presa de La Angostura, one of Mexico's largest artificial lakes. The river's length in Guatemala is 102 km. The Selegua river basin cover an area of 1,535 km² in Guatemala.[1][2]


  1. ^ INSIVUMEH. "Principales ríos de Guatemala". 
  2. ^ Suasnávar, Mariano (e.a.) (2003). "Diagnóstico de la cuenca del río Seleguá, Huehuetenango" (PDF). 

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