Baja Verapaz

Maybe Baja Verapaz most famous place is Biotopo Mario Dary or Biotopo del Quetzal. This site a a protected Cloud Forest where, fi you are lucky can see a Quetzal, that besides being the local currency, is the national bird. Baja Verapaz is also home of the Chixoy Dam, not a tourist destination, but it provides an important part of the electricity of the country.

Capitlal of the Department is Salamá. And it’s municipalities are:

  1. Rabinal
  2. El Chol
  3. Salamá
  4. Granados
  5. San Jerónimo
  6. Purulhá
  7. San Miguel Chicaj

 

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