Santa Catalina la Tinta

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Santa Catalina la Tinta
La Tinta
Municipality
Central pairk o Santa Catalina la Tinta
Santa Catalina la Tinta is located in Guatemala
Santa Catalina la Tinta
Santa Catalina la Tinta
Location in Guatemala
Coordinates: 15°18′N 89°55′W / 15.300°N 89.917°W / 15.300; -89.917
Kintra Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Depairtment Alta Verapaz
Municipality Santa Catalina la Tinta
Government
 • Type Municipal
Area
 • Municipality 196 km2 (76 sq mi)
Elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Population (Census 2002)[1]
 • Municipality 27,027
 • Urban n/d
 • Ethnicities Q'eqchi', Poqomchi', Ladino
 • Releegions Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism, Maya
Time zone Guatemala (UTC-6)
Patron Saunt Saunt Catherine o Alexandria (November 24–28)

Santa Catalina la Tinta is a municipality in the Guatemalan depairtment o Alta Verapaz. It is locatit in the hot Polochic River glen. It wis oreeginally pairt o the municipality o Panzós, but wis given separate municipal status in 1999. La Tinta is the commercial centre o the lawer Polochic glen, an merchants an shoppers clog the toun's streets especially on the offeecial mercat days o Tuesdays an Thursdays. The toun o Santa Catalina la Tinta is locatit at 110 km frae Cobán an 278 km frae Guatemala Ceety.

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