Salcajá is a town and municipality in of . Salcajá is best known for the Church of San Jacinto, founded in 1524, which was the first church built in since it was one of the first places invaded in the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
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is a town, with a population of 15,074, and a municipality in the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town, with a population of 31,545, and a municipality in the of , not far from the city of . is situated 6 km west of Salcajá.


14.8791° or 14° 52' 44.8" north
-91.4575° or 91° 27' 27.2" west
Open Location Code
2,322 metres (7,618 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1377288333
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Municipio de Salcajá
  • Cebuano: Salcajá
  • Chinese: Salcajá
  • Chinese: 萨尔卡哈
  • Chinese: 薩爾卡哈
  • Dutch: Salcajá
  • English: Salcaja
  • French: Salcajá
  • Italian: Salcajá
  • Lithuanian: Salkacha
  • Min Nan Chinese: Salcajá
  • Persian: سالساخا
  • Polish: Salcajá
  • Portuguese: Salcajá
  • Spanish: Salcaja
  • Spanish: Salcajá
  • Swedish: Municipio de Salcajá
  • Swedish: Salcajá

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