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Quetzaltenango Destination Guide

Touring Quetzaltenango in Guatemala.

Quetzaltenango in the region of Quetzaltenango with it's 132,230 citizens is located in Guatemala - some 68 mi (or 110 km) West of New Guatemala, the country's capital city.

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Time in Quetzaltenango is now 09:32 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "America / Guatemala" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Chetumal, Belmopan, Belize City, San Salvador, Santa Tecla or Antigua Guatemala. Being here already, consider visiting Zunil, Xepach, San Mateo, San Jose Panimacho, San Andres Xecul and Almolonga. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Guatemala Western Highlands (photos with...

03:20 min ( January 02, 2009 by John Yanno)
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Photos from my first trip to Guatemala. Photos are mostly from Quetzaltenango (Xela). The music is "Luna de Xelaju" played on the marimba

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00:41 min ( August 13, 2008 by traveltrousers)
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Quetzaltenango Guatemala - 2nd Largest ...

02:27 min ( November 23, 2007 by Tom Lingenfelter)
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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala also known as Xela or Xelajú is located in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Quetzaltenango is a great place to study Spanish at one of the many Spanish Language Schools o...

MINISTERIO DEI VERBUM EN QUETZALTENANGO ...

00:35 min ( September 05, 2012 by Marisela Velásquez de Coyoy)
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Interesting facts about this location

Quetzaltenango

Quetzaltenango, also commonly known by its indigenous name, Xelajú, or more commonly, Xela [ˈʃela ˈʃela], is the second largest city of Guatemala. It is both the capital of Quetzaltenango Department and the municipal seat of Quetzaltenango municipality. It has an estimated population of 224,703. The population is about 61% indigenous or Amerindian, 34% Mestizo or ladino and 5% European.

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Located at 14.83, -91.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of the Quetzaltenango Department, Populated places in Guatemala, Quetzaltenango

Estadio Mario Camposeco

The Estadio Mario Camposeco is a football stadium located in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. It is the home of one of the most traditional clubs in Guatemala, Xelajú MC (Los Chivos). It has a capacity of 11,000. The stadium opened on 25 August 1950 as a venue dedicated to students, with the name Estadio Escolar.

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Located at 14.83, -91.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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Almolonga, Quetzaltenango

Almolonga is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango Department of Guatemala, located on a road between Quetzaltenango city and Zunil. The majority of its population is indigenous, speaking the K'iche' (Quiché) language The village is known as the "Vegetable Basket of the Americas" (la Hortaliza de América) due to an intense cultivation of vegetables in its vicinity. It also has tourist attractions like termal baths or Paradise Valley; it attracts about 120 tourists a year. http://www.

More reading: Almolonga, Quetzaltenango homepage
Located at 14.83, -91.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of the Quetzaltenango Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Olintepeque

Olintepeque is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala. It is located on the Xequijel (or Xequizel) River. Olintepeque is known for being the place where the legendary K'iche' king Tecún Umán died in single combat with the Spanish conquistador, Pedro de Alvarado on February 18, 1524. The river Xequijel ("where the blood spread") takes its name from the famous battle. The inhabitants of Olintepeque speak primarily Spanish and K'iche'.

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Located at 14.83, -91.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of the Quetzaltenango Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Zunil

Zunil is a municipality in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala with a surface area of 92 square kilometres . Zunil is located 9 kilometres from the city of Quetzaltenango, on the bank of the Salamá River. Zunil has an altitude of approximately 2,075 metres above mean sea level. The population is about 14,000 people, 100% indigenous. The inhabitants speak K'iche' and Spanish.

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Located at 14.83, -91.52 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of the Quetzaltenango Department, Populated places in Guatemala