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Baja Verapaz Department

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Baja Verapaz (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbaxa βeɾaˈpas]) is a department in Guatemala. The capital is Salamá.

Baja Verapaz Department
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Country Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala
Capital Salamá
Municipalities 8
Area
 • Total 3,124 km2 (1,206 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 270,521
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)

Baja Verapaz contains the Mario Dary Biotope Preserve, preserving the native flora and fauna of the region, especially the endangered national bird of Guatemala, the Resplendent Quetzal.

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