Valley of Guatemala

The Valley of Guatemala is the territory in the country of Guatemala surrounding the historic city of Antigua Guatemala,[1] the old capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala.

A view of the city Antigua Guatemala, in the Valley of Guatemala, with the Volcan Agua in the background.

This territory contained the city of Santiago de los Caballeros, 2 large towns and 73 villages.[2] In the immediate surrounding area, three of the most notable Guatemalan volcanos are present, namely: Acatenango, Agua[3] (water), and Fuego (fire).[1]


  1. ^ a b "The Historic Old Spanish Capital of Antigua, Guatemala | The Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle". Retrieved 2020-08-24.
  2. ^ Toledo, Melchor; Estuardo, Johann (2011). "El arte religioso de la antigua Guatemala, 1773-1821 : crónica de la emigración de sus imágenes /". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "Global Volcanism Program | Agua". Smithsonian Institution | Global Volcanism Program. Retrieved 2020-08-24.