Quetzaltenango City in Guatemala

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Quetzaltenango is a city in Guatemala’s western highlands. It’s set against a backdrop of volcanoes, including towering Santa María with its active Santiaguito lava dome.

Overlooking Central America Park, Espiritú Santo Cathedral has a baroque colonial facade and a 20th-century interior. The city is known for its neoclassical buildings, including the House of Culture and the restored Municipal Theater.
 
Area: 120 km²
Elevation: 2,330 m (7,640 ft)
Population: 152,743 (2013)
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