Population of Cities in Guatemala (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
8
100,000 to 1 Million
120
10,000 to 100,000
  • Guatemala City
  • Mixco
  • Villa Nueva
  • Petapa
  • San Juan Sacatepequez
  • Quetzaltenango
  • Villa Canales
  • Escuintla
  • Chinautla
  • Chimaltenango
  • Chichicastenango
  • Huehuetenango
  • Amatitlan
  • Totonicapan
  • Santa Catarina Pinula
  • Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa
  • Puerto Barrios
  • San Francisco El Alto
  • Coban
  • San Jose Pinula
  • San Pedro Ayampuc
  • Jalapa
  • Coatepeque
  • Solola
  • Mazatenango
  • Chiquimula
  • San Pedro Sacatepequez
  • Salama
  • Antigua Guatemala
  • Retalhuleu
  • Zacapa
  • Jutiapa
  • Jacaltenango
  • Santiago Atitlan
  • Momostenango
  • Palin
  • San Benito
  • Barberena
  • Ciudad Vieja
  • Ostuncalco
  • Fraijanes
  • Nahuala
  • Cantel
  • Panzos
  • San Marcos
  • Santiago Sacatepequez
  • La Gomera
  • Santa Cruz del Quiche
  • Nebaj
  • Tecpan Guatemala

The Central American country of Guatemala is home to rainforests, volcanoes and ancient Mayan sites. Its capital, Guatemala City, is the most populous city in Central America, with more than 2.1 million residents. Guatemala City is the economic, administrative and cultural center of the country, and its main transportation hub. The city has many art galleries, theaters and museums, in addition to an historic center and plenty of parks and green spaces. There are two active volcanoes near the city, and it also lies within the 'Ring of Fire', making it prone to earthquakes.

Located just 16 kilometers south of Guatemala City is the country's second-largest city, Villa Nueva. With a population of 1.5 million people, the city is an important producer of textiles and plastics, as well as agricultural products such as rice, dairy, fruits, and vegetables. Villa Nueva is also home to the Naciones Unidas National Park, one of the last remaining nature reserves in the metropolitan area of Guatemala City.

Guatemala has 0 cities with more than a million people, 8 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 120 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Guatemala is Guatemala City, with a population of 994,938 people.

Guatemala City

Guatemala City is the most populous city in Central America.

994,938

Mixco

Most of Mixco is separated from the city by canyons.

473,080

Villa Nueva

Villa Nueva was founded in 1763, long before Guatemala declared independence from the Spanish Empire.

406,830

Petapa

San Miguel Petapa has a popular football team, Deportivo Petapa.

141,455

San Juan Sacatepequez

The city of San Juan Sacatepequez is known for flower-growing and wooden furniture.

136,886

Quetzaltenango

The city of Quetzaltenango is surrounded by volcanoes, including the active Santa Maria.

132,230

Villa Canales

The economy of Villa Canales is based around coffee, sugarcane, and pineapple.

122,194

Escuintla

The city of Escuintla consists of just two villages and 12 surrounding communities.

103,165

Name 2018 Population Location
Guatemala City994,938Map
Mixco473,080Map
Villa Nueva406,830Map
Petapa141,455Map
San Juan Sacatepequez136,886Map
Quetzaltenango132,230Map
Villa Canales122,194Map
Escuintla103,165Map
Chinautla97,172Map
Chimaltenango82,370Map
Chichicastenango79,759Map
Huehuetenango79,426Map
Amatitlan71,836Map
Totonicapan69,734Map
Santa Catarina Pinula67,994Map
Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa62,097Map
Puerto Barrios56,605Map
San Francisco El Alto54,493Map
Coban53,375Map
San Jose Pinula47,247Map
San Pedro Ayampuc46,803Map
Jalapa45,834Map
Coatepeque45,654Map
Solola45,373Map
Mazatenango44,132Map
Chiquimula41,521Map
San Pedro Sacatepequez40,021Map
Salama40,000Map
Antigua Guatemala39,368Map
Retalhuleu36,656Map
Zacapa36,088Map
Jutiapa34,332Map
Jacaltenango34,084Map
Santiago Atitlan33,309Map
Momostenango31,739Map
Palin31,329Map
San Benito30,764Map
Barberena30,539Map
Ciudad Vieja30,203Map
Ostuncalco28,894Map
Fraijanes28,492Map
Nahuala27,690Map
Cantel26,063Map
Panzos25,569Map
San Marcos25,088Map
Santiago Sacatepequez24,210Map
La Gomera24,001Map
Santa Cruz del Quiche23,618Map
Nebaj23,301Map
Tecpan Guatemala21,978Map
Sumpango20,884Map
Comalapa20,738Map
Esquipulas20,674Map
Flores20,464Map
Chicacao20,426Map
San Pablo Jocopilas20,259Map
Comitancillo19,669Map
San Cristobal Verapaz19,664Map
Gualan19,354Map
Nuevo San Carlos19,162Map
Colomba19,115Map
Morales18,994Map
Patzun18,704Map
Puerto San Jose18,655Map
San Andres Itzapa18,647Map
Palencia18,574Map
Tiquisate18,189Map
San Lucas Sacatepequez17,959Map
Jocotenango17,918Map
Alotenango17,410Map
Poptun17,320Map
Chisec17,018Map
Patzicia16,494Map
Cuilapa16,484Map
La Esperanza16,461Map
Sanarate15,843Map
El Estor15,842Map
El Tejar15,770Map
Asuncion Mita15,608Map
Santa Maria de Jesus15,529Map
El Palmar15,167Map
Malacatan14,923Map
San Sebastian14,823Map
Santa Catarina Ixtahuacan14,734Map
San Lucas Toliman14,545Map
Livingston14,350Map
San Pedro Sacatepequez14,315Map
Patulul14,196Map
Barillas14,100Map
San Francisco Zapotitlan13,855Map
San Miguel Chicaj13,747Map
San Pablo13,668Map
Guastatoya13,467Map
San Pedro Carcha13,332Map
San Mateo Ixtatan13,213Map
Joyabaj13,164Map
Santa Lucia Milpas Altas13,001Map
Santa Barbara12,906Map
Panajachel12,863Map
Chiquimulilla12,842Map
San Andres Xecul12,133Map
El Quetzal12,122Map
Sacapulas12,088Map
Flores Costa Cuca11,984Map
Salcaja11,966Map
Cabrican11,946Map
San Juan Chamelco11,944Map
Almolonga11,913Map
Chajul11,657Map
Atescatempa11,543Map
Melchor de Mencos11,457Map
Ciudad Tecun Uman11,432Map
Nueva Concepcion11,121Map
San Juan Cotzal11,046Map
San Antonio Suchitepequez10,951Map
Soloma10,916Map
Cuyotenango10,825Map
Santa Catarina Mita10,817Map
Rabinal10,737Map
Dolores10,604Map
Jalpatagua10,469Map
Pastores10,393Map
Monjas10,351Map
San Agustin Acasaguastlan10,335Map
San Luis Jilotepeque10,306Map
Oratorio10,155Map
Nueva Santa Rosa10,130Map
Masagua10,045Map
Zunil9,986Map
Huitan9,958Map
San Martin Jilotepeque9,846Map
Cubulco9,753Map
San Pedro La Laguna9,681Map
Parramos9,613Map
Santa Ana9,523Map
Ocos9,463Map
Zaragoza9,361Map
Zacualpa9,241Map
San Cristobal Cucho9,152Map
Sayaxche9,100Map
Tactic8,999Map
Samayac8,994Map
Casillas8,970Map
Yepocapa8,961Map
Estanzuela8,937Map
Concepcion Huista8,925Map
San Felipe8,921Map
Santo Domingo Xenacoj8,791Map
San Raimundo8,689Map
La Libertad8,646Map
Chiantla8,465Map
San Miguel Duenas8,424Map
Cunen8,400Map
Pajapita8,164Map
Moyuta8,145Map
Nuevo Progreso8,113Map
San Jeronimo8,093Map
Concepcion Chiquirichapa8,080Map
San Luis Ixcan7,850Map
Santa Cruz Balanya7,825Map
San Antonio Aguas Calientes7,811Map
San Antonio La Paz7,781Map
Champerico7,761Map
Rio Bravo7,568Map
El Tumbador7,562Map
San Miguel Siguila7,551Map
Mataquescuintla7,539Map
Chahal Guatemala7,465Map
El Progreso7,350Map
San Andres7,235Map
San Vicente Pacaya7,162Map
Chuarrancho7,149Map
Santo Tomas La Union7,081Map
Guazacapan7,080Map
Acatenango7,050Map
Santa Maria Chiquimula6,980Map
San Carlos Sija6,831Map
San Luis6,776Map
Taxisco6,518Map
La Libertad6,439Map
Tacana6,438Map
Teculutan6,407Map
San Jose Acatempa6,367Map
Santo Domingo Suchitepequez6,270Map
San Bartolome Milpas Altas6,261Map
Santa Cruz Naranjo6,254Map
San Pablo La Laguna6,186Map
El Asintal6,156Map
Rio Hondo5,997Map
San Jose Poaquil5,987Map
Santa Rosa de Lima5,984Map
Santa Cruz Verapaz5,843Map
San Antonio Huista5,669Map
Senahu5,633Map
Magdalena Milpas Altas5,582Map
Aguacatan5,572Map
San Mateo5,534Map
San Bernardino5,501Map
La Democracia5,479Map
Purulha5,370Map
Santa Clara La Laguna5,306Map
Ipala5,283Map
San Andres Villa Seca5,102Map