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Facts about Guatemala

Administrative divisions: 22 departments (departamentos , singular - departamento); Alta Verapaz , Baja Verapaz , Chimaltenango , Chiquimula , El Progreso , Escuintla , Guatemala , Huehuetenango , Izabal , Jalapa , Jutiapa , Peten , Quetzaltenango , Quiche , Retalhuleu , Sacatepequez , San Marcos , Santa Rosa , Solola , Suchitepequez , Totonicapan , Zacapa
Area: total: 108 ,890 sq km land: 108 ,430 sq km water: 460 sq km
Background: The Mayan civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony , Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century , it experienced a variety of military and civilian governments , as well as a 36-year guerrilla war. In 1996 , the government signed a peace agreement formally ending the conflict , which had left more than 100 ,000 people dead and had created , by some estimates , some 1 million refugees.
Flag description: three equal vertical bands of light blue (hoist side) , white , and light blue with the coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms includes a green and red quetzal (the national bird) and a scroll bearing the inscription LIBERTAD 15 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 1821 (the original date of independence from Spain) all superimposed on a pair of crossed rifles and a pair of crossed swords and framed by a wreath
Capital: name: Guatemala geographic coordinates: 14 37 N , 90 31 W time difference: UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in April; ends last Friday in September; note - there is no DST planned for 2007-2009
Climate: tropical; hot , humid in lowlands; cooler in highlands
Currency code: quetzal (GTQ) , US dollar (USD) , others allowed
Ethnic groups: Mestizo (mixed Amerindian-Spanish - in local Spanish called Ladino) and European 59.4% , K'iche 9.1% , Kaqchikel 8.4% , Mam 7.9% , Q'eqchi 6.3% , other Mayan 8.6% , indigenous non-Mayan 0.2% , other 0.1% (2001 census)
Geographic coordinates: 15 30 N , 90 15 W
Geography note: no natural harbors on west coast
Government type: constitutional democratic republic
Imports partners: US 32.9% , Mexico 9.4% , China 6.4% , El Salvador 5.7% , South Korea 5.1% (2007)
Internet country code: .gt
Land boundaries: 400 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 1 ,687 km border countries: Belize 266 km , El Salvador 203 km , Honduras 256 km , Mexico 962 km
Languages: Spanish 60% , Amerindian languages 40% (23 officially recognized Amerindian languages , including Quiche , Cakchiquel , Kekchi , Mam , Garifuna , and Xinca)
Location: Central America , bordering the North Pacific Ocean , between El Salvador and Mexico , and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean
National holiday: Independence Day , 15 September (1821)
Nationality: noun: Guatemalan(s) adjective: Guatemalan
Natural hazards: numerous volcanoes in mountains , with occasional violent earthquakes; Caribbean coast extremely susceptible to hurricanes and other tropical storms
Population: 13 ,002 ,206 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic , Protestant , indigenous Mayan beliefs
Terrain: mostly mountains with narrow coastal plains and rolling limestone plateau
Unemployment rate: 3.2% (2005 est.)

Capital of Republic of Guatemala

Guatemala (click to view Guatemala map)

Places in Guatemala

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Guatemala. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Alta Verapaz Department (305 google map locations)
Baja Verapaz Department (248 google map locations)
Chimaltenango Department (300 google map locations)
Chiquimula Department (572 google map locations)
El Progreso Department (281 google map locations)
Escuintla Department (131 google map locations)
Guatemala Department (332 google map locations)
Huehuetenango Department (299 google map locations)
Izabal Department (299 google map locations)
Jalapa Department (227 google map locations)
Jutiapa Department (540 google map locations)
Petén Department (215 google map locations)
Quetzaltenango Department (197 google map locations)
Quiché Department (267 google map locations)
Retalhuleu Department (79 google map locations)
Sacatepéquez Department (38 google map locations)
San Marcos Department (289 google map locations)
Santa Rosa Department (193 google map locations)
Sololá Department (143 google map locations)
Suchitepéquez Department (86 google map locations)
Totonicapán Department (92 google map locations)
Zacapa Department (259 google map locations)

Random cities in Guatemala

Guatemala, the capital city of Guatemala.

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