is a large stratovolcano
in the department of San Marcos
in western Guatemala
. It is the highest mountain in Guatemala and Central America
at 4,220 m (13,845 feet). Tajumulco has had several historical reports of volcanic eruptions, but none have been confirmed to be true eruptions.
The Volcán Tajumulco has been declared a protected area in 1956 and covers an area of 4,472 Ha.