Cival is an archaeological site in the Petén Basin region of the southern Maya lowlands, which was formerly a major city of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the present-day Department of Petén, Guatemala.
The site flourished from about the 6th century BC through the 1st century, during the Maya Pre-Classic Period. It may have had a peak population of some 10,000 people.
The site is about 25 miles east of Tikal, on a ridge over the left bank of the Holmul river.
Coordinates 17°16'57" N -89°20'48.001" E