Chiapas Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointVolcán Tacaná (4067 m/13,343 ft)
CountriesMexico (98%), Guatemala (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesChiapas (65%), Tabasco (17%), Veracruz (9%), Oaxaca (7%), Huehuetenango (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area112,370 sq km / 43,386 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,355 km / 842 mi North-South
479 km / 298 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long16° 35' N; 92° 40' W
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Map of Chiapas Ranges
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Chiapas Ranges.
Central America RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         YucatanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Chiapas RangesLevel 3
         Guatemala RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Central AmericaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Costa Rica-Panama RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Chiapas Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Volcán Tacaná406713,343 
2.Montañas Peña Blanca352011,549 
3.Cerro Tzontehuítz2900+9514+ 
4.Cerro Tres Picos25508366 
5.Cerro Cavahlna2480+8136+ 
6.Cerro Blanco2460+8071+ 
7.Cerro la Bandera2420+7940+ 
8.Cerro Atravesado2290+7513+ 
9.Cerro Caballo Blanco21607087 
10.Cerro Jolhuitz21006890 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Chiapas Ranges

Volcán Tacaná
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Summit from the Western Col on the Guatemalan side (2016-05-06). Photo by Salvador Monroy.
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