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Guatemala Travel Guide


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Quick Facts
Capital Guatemala City
Government Constitutional democratic republic
Currency quetzal (GTQ), US dollar (USD), others allowed
Area total: 108,890 km2
water: 460 km2
land: 108,430 km2
Population 12,293,545 (July 2006 est.)
Language Spanish 60%, Amerindian languages 40% (23 officially recognized Amerindian languages, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, and Xinca)
Religion Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Mayan beliefs and Atheist.
Electricity 115-230V/60Hz (USA plug)
Calling Code +502
Internet TLD .gt
Time Zone UTC-6

Guatemala is a country in the Central America region of North America. It has borders to Mexico in the north/northwest, to Belize in the northeast, to Honduras in the southeast, to El Salvador in the south. It has a Pacific coastline to the southwest, and a tiny piece of Caribbean coastline to the east.


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