Mayan Lowlands

The Maya lowlands are the most complex area in terms of geographical features, due to its large size and high biodiversity. In general, the region is defined by having an altitude of less than 300 m, with the exception o ...

Mayan Highlands

Mayan Highlands are located mostly in the territory of Guatemala and Chiapas, as part of the mountain systems of the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes and Sierra Madre, which rise to 3,800 meters above sea level. The broken lan ...

Pacific Coast

The Pacific Coast is very similar to the Lowlands in some geographical areas, as it is characterized by altitudes below 300 m above sea level and was originally covered by tropical forest. Therefore his flora and the ori ...

Maya Region

The Maya Region currently spans the countries of Guatemala, Belize, the western of Honduras and El Salvador, and the Mexican states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. Like any cultural region, this ...