K’iche’ or Quiché /kiːˈtʃeɪ/ (K'iche' [kʼiˈtʃeʔ], also Qatzijob'al "our language" to its speakers) is a Mayan language of Guatemala, spoken by the K'iche' people of the central highlands. With close to a million speakers (some 7% of Guatemala's population), K'iche' is the second-most widely spoken language in the country after Spanish. Most speakers of K'iche' languages also have at least a working knowledge of Spanish.
The Central dialect is the most commonly used in the media and education. The literacy rate is low, but K'iche' is increasingly taught in schools and used on radio. The most famous work in the Classical K'iche' language is the Popol Vuh (Popol Wu'uj in modern spelling). (Wikipedia)