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Cojulyá

Community Life: The village is located almost 2.5 miles from the county seat of Santa Apolonia. It is made up of 80 families. 60 percent

Santa Apolonia

Chuachun

Community Life: Chuachun is located three miles from the county seat of Santa Apolonia and 28 miles from the departmental (state) capital of Chimaltenango. The

Santa Apolonia

Chuacacay

Community Life: Chuacacay is located three miles from the county seat of Santa Apolonia and 28 miles from the departmental (state) capital of Chimaltenango. The

Choantonio

Community Life: Choantonio was founded 65 years ago by three Maya Kaqchikel families. Since then, the village has grown to 118 families. The community grew

Santa Apolonia

Chiraxaj

Community Life:  Chiraxaj is four miles north of the municipal seat of Santa Apolonia and is home to 65 families. The components of its name

Chiquex

Community Life: Chiquex is located 2.5 miles from the municipal seat of Santa Apolonia, and is made up of 136 families. Chiquex means “give change,” because

Chipatá

Community Life: Community Life: Chipatá was founded 50 years ago by 10 Maya Kaqchikel families. Now, the village has grown to 280 families. The community

Tecpan

Xecoxol, Tecpán

Located 11 miles from the municipal seat in the northern part of Tecpán, Xecoxol was founded around 1920 and is home to 415 families. The

Tecpan

Palima, Tecpán

Palima was founded around 1960 and currently is home to 90 families. The community is located 16 miles from the municipal seat in the northern

Tecpan

Palamá, Tecpán

Located in the northern part of Tecpán, Palamá is a relatively large community with a population of 1,752 people. It was founded in 1908 and