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Amatitlan Lake (Lago de Amatitlán) is a volcanic lake in the southern part of Guatemala . It is located near the capital city Guatemala . Amatitlan Lake is situated in the Guatemala Highlands at the altitude of 1248 m above sea level. The volcano Pacaya towers over the lake.

Interesting facts about Lake Amatitlán

Amatitlan Lake is 11 km long, 3 km wide, 33 m deep and the lake's capacity is 125 million cubic meters of water. The main tributaries of Amatitlan Lake are the rivers Villalobos and Michatoya. Near the lake, there is the attractive city of Amatitlán . Amatitlan Lake is a sought-after tourist destination in Guatemala . It is has been a popular fishing center since the pre-Hispanic era.

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GPS: 14.4771, -90.5854
Last update: Nov 10, 2012 9:11:52 AM

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Alotenango (24km)Antigua Guatemala (19km)Guatemala City (16km)

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