Guatemala Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointVolcán Tajumulco (4220 m/13,845 ft)
States/ProvincesAlta Verapaz (14%), Izabal (11%), Quiché (10%), Huehuetenango (9%), Escuintla (7%), Jutiapa (5%), Santa Rosa (4%), San Marcos (4%), Baja Verapaz (4%), Petén (3%), Suchitepéquez (3%), Guatemala (3%), Retalhuleu (3%), Jalapa (3%), El Progreso (3%), Quetzaltenango (3%), Chimaltenango (3%), Zacapa (2%), Totonicapán (2%), Sololá (2%), Sacatepéquez (1%), Chiquimula (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area69,478 sq km / 26,825 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent317 km / 197 mi North-South
429 km / 267 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long15° 10' N; 90° 14' W
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Map of Guatemala Ranges
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Guatemala Ranges.
Central America RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         YucatanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Chiapas RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Guatemala RangesLevel 3
         Central Central AmericaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Costa Rica-Panama RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Guatemala Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Volcán Tajumulco422013,845 
2.Volcán Acatenango397513,041 
3.Cerro Chemal383712,589 
4.Volcán Santa María377212,375 
5.Volcán de Fuego376312,346 
6.Volcán de Agua376112,339 
7.Pico Zunil354211,621 
8.Volcán Atitlán353711,604 
9.Pico Santo Tomás350511,499 
10.Volcán Siete Orejas337011,056 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Guatemala Ranges

Volcán Acatenango
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Volcán Acatenango in Guatemala from the nearby saddle, looking at the higher peak (2009-04-29). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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Volcán de Fuego
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Volcán Fuego, Guatemala, from the summit of Acatenango (2009-04-29). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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Volcán de Agua
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Volcan Agua from the plaza in Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala at sunrise (2011-12-21). Photo by Ken Jones.
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