San Pedro Carchá
600 m (2,000 ft)
Monday 9:31 PM
| Alta Verapaz|
2,100 m (6,900 ft)
| 14°C, Wind E at 3 km/h, 89% Humidity|
San Pedro Carchá, usually referred to as Carchá, is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz. It is situated at 1282 m above sea level. It has an estimated population 245,000 people. It covers a terrain of 1082 km².
San Pedro Carchá Wikipedia
Deportivo Carchá football club play their home games in the Estadio Juan Ramon Ponce Guay. They have played in Guatemala's top division from 1998-2001.
The Northern Transversal Strip was officially created during the government of General Carlos Arana Osorio in 1970, by Legislative Decree 60-70, for agricultural development. The decree literally said: "It is of public interest and national emergency, the establishment of Agrarian Development Zones in the area included within the municipalities: San Ana Huista, San Antonio Huista, Nentón, Jacaltenango, San Mateo Ixtatán, and Santa Cruz Barillas in Huehuetenango; Chajul and San Miguel Uspantán in Quiché; Cobán, Chisec, San Pedro Carchá, Lanquín, Senahú, Cahabón and Chahal, in Alta Verapaz and the entire department of Izabal."
San Pedro Carchá has a warm and temperate climate (Köppen: Cfb).
San Pedro Carchá is completely surrounded by Alta Verapaz department municipalities: