Alta Verapaz Department, Guatemala Genealogy
Alta Verapaz is a department in the north central part of Guatemala. The capital and chief city of the department is Cobán. Verapaz is bordered to the north by El Petén, to the east by Izabal, to the south by Zacapa, El Progreso, and Baja Verapaz, and to the west by El Quiché.
Also in Alta Verapaz are the towns of Chisec, San Pedro Carchá and San Cristóbal Verapaz.