Santa Catalina la Tinta

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Santa Catalina la Tinta

La Tinta
Municipality
Central pairk o Santa Catalina la Tinta
Central pairk o Santa Catalina la Tinta
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Coordinates: 15°18′N 89°55′W / 15.300°N 89.917°W / 15.300; -89.917
KintraFlag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
DepairtmentAlta Verapaz
MunicipalitySanta Catalina la Tinta
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipal
Area
 • Municipality196 km2 (76 sq mi)
Elevation
195 m (640 ft)
Population
 (Census 2002)[1]
 • Municipality27,027
 • Urban
n/d
 • Ethnicities
Q'eqchi' Poqomchi' Ladino
 • Releegions
Roman Catholicism Evangelicalism Maya
Time zoneUTC-6 (Guatemala)
Patron SauntSaunt 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 het Polochic River glen. It wis oreeginally pairt o the municipality o Panzós, but wis gien 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002)". INE. 2002.