Salamá River

The Salamá River is a river in Guatemala. The river is fed by a number of streams running down the slopes of the Sierra de las Minas and Sierra de Chuacús and flows in a north-westerly direction through the town of Salamá until it joins the Chixoy River.[1][2]

Salamá River
Physical characteristics
 • locationBaja Verapaz
 • coordinates15°08′08″N 90°12′27″W / 15.13556°N 90.20750°W / 15.13556; -90.20750
 • elevation1,700 m (5,600 ft)
 • location
Tributary of the Chixoy River
 • coordinates
15°16′53″N 90°29′27″W / 15.28139°N 90.49083°W / 15.28139; -90.49083Coordinates: 15°16′53″N 90°29′27″W / 15.28139°N 90.49083°W / 15.28139; -90.49083
 • elevation
750 m (2,460 ft)
Basin sizeGulf of Mexico


  1. ^ Sharer, Robert J. and David W. Sedat (1987). Archaeological Investigations in the Northern Maya Highlands, Guatemala - Interaction and Development of Maya Civilization. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. pp. 15–21. ISBN 978-0-934718-59-2.
  2. ^ Sharer, Robert J. and Loa P. Traxler (2006). The ancient Maya. Stanford University Press. pp. 197. ISBN 978-0-8047-4817-9.

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