Poqomam people Information

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Total population
42,009 [1]
Regions with significant populations
Poqomam, Spanish
Catholic, Maya religion

The Poqomam[ pronunciation?] are a Maya people in Guatemala and El Salvador. Their indigenous language is also called Poqomam and is closely related to Poqomchi'. Notable Poqomam settlements are located in Chinautla ( Guatemala (department)), Palín ( Escuintla), and in San Luis Jilotepeque ( Jalapa). [2] Before the Spanish Conquest, the Poqomam had their capital at Chinautla Viejo. [3]

See also


  1. ^ "XI Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002) – Pertenencia de grupo étnico". Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-27.
  2. ^ Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed.) (2005). "Ethnologue: Languages of Guatemala". SIL International. Retrieved 2008-06-03.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list ( link) CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list ( link)
  3. ^ Hill 1996, p.82. Carmack 2001, p.158.


Carmack, Robert M. (2001). "La Verdadera Identificación de Mixco Viejo". Kik'aslemaal le K'iche'aab': Historia Social de los K'iche's (in Spanish). Guatemala: Iximulew. pp. 143–176. ISBN  99922-56-19-2. OCLC  47220876.
Hill, Robert M. II (1996). "Eastern Chajoma (Cakchiquel) Political Geography: Ethnohistorical and archaeological contributions to the study of a Late Postclassic highland Maya polity". Ancient Mesoamerica. New York: Cambridge University Press. 7: 63–87. doi: 10.1017/s0956536100001292. ISSN  0956-5361. OCLC  88113844.