San Rafael Petzal

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San Rafael Petzal (Spanish pronunciation:  [san rafaˈel petˈsal] ) is a municipality in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango.

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Coordinates: 15°25′N91°40′W / 15.417°N 91.667°W / 15.417; -91.667

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