Santa Cruz del Quiché

      town, northwestern Guatemala. It lies in the southwestern Chuacús Mountains at an elevation of 6,631 feet (2,021 metres) above sea level. It was founded in 1539. The University of San Carlos of Guatemala and the Academy of Mayan Languages both have campuses in Santa Cruz del Quiché. The town also functions as a market centre for the Indian villages in the vicinity. Corn (maize), beans, and livestock are the principal products. The town is connected by road with Chichicastenango and Sacapulas and is about 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Guatemala City. The ruins of Utatlán, the former Quiché Maya capital, and mineral baths are nearby. Pop. (2002) 20,870.

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