Guatemala

Guatemala has a rich and distinctive culture from the extended mixing of elements from Spain and the Maya people who are native to . This diverse history and the natural beauty of the land have created a destination rich in interesting and scenic sites.
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is the capital of Guatemala, a country in . Photo: Carlos, CC BY-SA 2.5.

La was the colonial Spanish capital of Central America. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Lago de Atitlán, is a beautiful volcanic lake in the of Guatemala, renowned as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, and is one of Guatemala's most important national and international tourist attractions. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a large archaeological site in the Guatemalan department of Petén. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The are a lush and beautiful mountainous region in Guatemala, stretching from the outskirts of to the Mexican border. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Guatemala stretch from the foothills of the Cuchumatanes, Chama, and Santa… Photo: Dennis Jarvis, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is the region around , stretching northwards to the in Guatemala. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a region in Guatemala. It consists of the rolling foothills of the Sierra… Photo: Simon Burchell, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a region in Guatemala. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a hilly region in lowland Guatemala. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Guatemala

Latitude of center
15.644° or 15° 38' 38.4" north
Longitude of center
-90.33° or 90° 19' 48" west
Population
13,800,000
Elevation
1376 metres (4514 feet)
Capital
Area
108,890 km² (42,043 miles²)
Currency
Quetzal (GTQ)
Phone code
502
Internet domain
.gt
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1644732479
Geo­Names ID
3595528
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Gwatimala
  • Achinese: Guatemala
  • Adyghe: Гуатемалэ
  • Afrikaans: Guatemala
  • Akan: Guwatemala
  • Albanian: Guatemala
  • Albanian: Guatemalë
  • Amharic: ጉዋቲማላ
  • Amharic: ጓቴማላ
  • Arabic: Guatemala
  • Arabic: جمهورية غواتيمالا
  • Arabic: جواتيمالا
  • Arabic: غواتيمالا
  • Aragonese: Guatemala
  • Armenian: Գվատեմալա
  • Arpitan: Goatemala
  • Asturian: Guatemala
  • Asturian: República de Guatemala
  • Asturian: gt
  • Avaric: Guatemala
  • Aymara: Watimala
  • Azerbaijani: Qvatemala
  • Balinese: Guatémala
  • Bambara: Gatemala
  • Bambara: Gwatemala
  • Bashkir: Гватемала
  • Basque: Guatemala
  • Bavarian: Guatemala
  • Belarusian: Гватэмала
  • Belarusian: Ґватэмала
  • Bengali: গুয়াতেমালা
  • Bengali: গোয়াতিমালা
  • Bengali: গোয়াটিমালা
  • Bhojpuri: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Bishnupriya: গুয়াতেমালা
  • Bosnian: Gvatemala
  • Breton: Guatemala
  • Bulgarian: Гватемала
  • Burmese: ဂွါတီမာလာနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဂွာတီမာလာ
  • Catalan: Guatemala
  • Cebuano: Guatemala
  • Cebuano: Watemala
  • Central Bikol: Guatemala
  • Central Kurdish: گواتیمالا
  • Chavacano: Guatemala
  • Chechen: Гватемала
  • Cheyenne: Guatemala
  • Chinese: Guatemala
  • Chinese: 危地馬拉
  • Chinese: 危地马拉
  • Chinese: 危地马拉共和国
  • Chinese: 瓜地馬拉
  • Chinese: 瓜地马拉
  • Cornish: Gwatemala
  • Crimean Tatar: Gvatemala
  • Croatian: Gvatemala
  • Czech: Guatemala
  • Danish: Guatemala
  • Dhivehi: ގުއަޓެމާލާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Guatemala
  • Dotyali: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Dutch: GT
  • Dutch: GTM
  • Dutch: Guatemala
  • Eastern Mari: Гватемала
  • Egyptian Arabic: جواتيمالا
  • English: GUA
  • English: Republic of Guatemala
  • English: República de Guatemala
  • English: gt
  • English: 🇬🇹
  • Erzya: Гватемала
  • Esperanto: GT
  • Esperanto: Gvatemalo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Gvatemalo
  • Estonian: Guatemala
  • Estonian: Guatemala Vabariik
  • Ewe: Guatemala
  • Ewe: Guatemala nutome
  • Extremaduran: Guatemala
  • Faroese: Guatemala
  • Fiji Hindi: Guatemala
  • Finnish: Guatemala
  • Finnish: Guatemalan tasavalta
  • French: GT
  • French: Guatemala
  • French: Guatémala
  • French: République du Guatémala
  • Fulah: Gwaatemalaa
  • Gagauz: Gvatemala
  • Galician: Guatemala
  • Ganda: Gwatemala
  • Georgian: გვატემალა
  • German: Guatemala
  • German: Republik Guatemala
  • German: República de Guatemala
  • Goan Konkani: Guatemala
  • Goan Konkani: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Greek: Γουατεμάλα
  • Guarani: Guatemala
  • Guarani: Guatemála
  • Guianese Creole French: Gwatémala
  • Gujarati: ગ્વાટેમાલા
  • Haitian: Gwatemala
  • Hakka Chinese: Guatemala
  • Hausa: Guatemala (ƙasa)
  • Hausa: Guatemala
  • Hausa: Gwatamala
  • Hebrew: גואטמאלה
  • Hebrew: גואטמלה
  • Hebrew: גוואטמאלה
  • Hebrew: גוואטמלה
  • Hebrew: גווטמלה
  • Hebrew: גוטמלה
  • Hebrew: רפובליקת גואטמלה
  • Hindi: गोतेदाला
  • Hindi: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Hungarian: Guatemala
  • Hungarian: Guatemalai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Gvatemala
  • Ido: Guatemala
  • Iloko: Guatemala
  • Inari Sami: Guatemala
  • Inari Sami: Guatemala täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Guatemala
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Guatemala
  • Interlingue: Guatemala
  • Irish: Guatamala
  • Italian: Guatemala
  • Jamaican Creole English: Guatimaala
  • Japanese: グアテマラ
  • Japanese: グアテマラ共和国
  • Javanese: Guatémala
  • Kabiyè: Kuwatemala
  • Kabyle: Gwatimala
  • Kalaallisut: Guatemala
  • Kalmyk: Гватемалмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಗ್ವಾಟೆಮಾಲ
  • Kannada: ಗ್ವಾಟೆಮಾಲಾ
  • Kazakh: Гватемала
  • Khmer: ហ្គាតេម៉ាឡា
  • Kikuyu: Gwatemala
  • Kinyarwanda: Gwatemala
  • Kirghiz: Гватемала
  • Kirghiz: Гватемала Республикасы
  • Komi: Гватемала
  • Korean: 과테말라
  • Kotava: Guatemala
  • Kurdish: Guatemala
  • Kurdish: Gûatemala
  • Kurdish: گواتیمالا
  • Ladin: Guatemal
  • Ladino: Guatemala
  • Lao: Guatemala
  • Lao: ກົວເຕມາລາ
  • Lao: ປະເທດກົວເຕມາລາ
  • Latin: Guatemala
  • Latin: Guatimalia
  • Latvian: Gvatemala
  • Ligurian: Guatemala
  • Limburgan: Guatemala
  • Lingala: Gwatemala
  • Lingala: Gwatémala
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Guatemala
  • Literary Chinese: 瓜地馬拉
  • Lithuanian: Gvatemala
  • Livvi: Gvatemala
  • Lojban: guatemal
  • Lombard: Guatemala
  • Low German: Guatemala
  • Lower Sorbian: Guatemala
  • Luba-Katanga: Ngwatemala
  • Luxembourgish: Guatemala
  • Macedo-Romanian: Guatemala
  • Macedonian: Гватемала
  • Madurese: Guatemala
  • Malagasy: Goatemala
  • Malagasy: Goatemalà
  • Malay: Guatemala
  • Malayalam: ഗ്വാട്ടിമാല
  • Malayalam: ഗ്വാട്ടിമാലാ
  • Maltese: Gwatemala
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Gwatemala
  • Manx: Yn Ghuatemaley
  • Maori: Kuatamāra
  • Marathi: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Marathi: ग्वातेमाला
  • Mazanderani: گوآتمالا
  • Mazanderani: گواتمالا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Guatemala
  • Min Nan Chinese: Guatemala
  • Minangkabau: Guatemala
  • Mingrelian: გვატემალა
  • Mongolian: Гватемал
  • Moroccan Arabic: ڭواطيمالا
  • Moroccan Arabic: ݣواطيمالا
  • Nauru: Guatemala
  • Nauru: Guatemara
  • Neapolitan: Guatemala
  • Nepali: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Newari: ग्वाटेमाला
  • North Ndebele: Guatemala
  • Northern Frisian: Guatemaala
  • Northern Luri: گواتمالا
  • Northern Sami: Guatemala
  • Northern Sami: Guatemala dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Guatemala
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Guatemala
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Guatemala
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Guatemala
  • Novial: Guatemala
  • Occitan (post 1500): Guatemala
  • Oriya: ଗୁଆଟେମାଳା
  • Oriya: ଗୁଏତମାଲା
  • Oromo: Gu'aatimaalaa
  • Ossetian: Гватемалæ
  • Pali: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Pampanga: Guatemala
  • Pampanga: Guatemála
  • Panjabi: ਗੁਆਤੇਮਾਲਾ
  • Papiamento: Guatemala
  • Persian: گواتمالا
  • Piemontese: Guatemala
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Guatemala
  • Polish: Gwatemala
  • Portuguese: Guatemala
  • Pushto: ګواتمالا
  • Pushto: ګواتیمالا
  • Pushto: گواتمالا
  • Quechua: Watimala
  • Romanian: Guatemala
  • Romansh: Guatemala
  • Rundi: Gwatemala
  • Russia Buriat: Гватемал
  • Russia Buriat: Гватемала
  • Russian: Гватемала
  • Russian: Республика Гватемала
  • Rusyn: Ґватемала
  • Sakizaya: Guatemala
  • Samoan: Tuatemala
  • Samogitian: Gvatemala
  • Sango: Guatêmälä
  • Sanskrit: ग्वाटेमाला
  • Santali: ᱜᱣᱩᱴᱮᱢᱟᱞᱟ
  • Sardinian: Guatemala
  • Saterfriesisch: Guatemala
  • Scots: Guatemala
  • Scots: Republic o Guatemala
  • Scots: República de Guatemala
  • Scottish Gaelic: Guatamala
  • Serbian: Gvatemala
  • Serbian: Гватемала
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gvatemala
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵႂႃႇတမႃႇလႃႇ
  • Shona: Guatemala
  • Sicilian: Guatemala
  • Silesian: Gwatymala
  • Sindhi: گوئٽي مالا
  • Sindhi: گواتيمالا
  • Sinhala: ගෝතමාලා
  • Sinhala: ගෝතමාලාව
  • Skolt Sami: Guatemala
  • Skolt Sami: Guatemala tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Guatemala
  • Slovenian: Gvatemala
  • Somali: Guatemala
  • Somali: Guwaatamaala
  • South Azerbaijani: قواتمالا
  • South Azerbaijani: گواتمالا
  • Spanish: Guatemala
  • Spanish: Republica de Guatemala
  • Spanish: República de Guatemala
  • Sundanese: Guatémala
  • Swahili: Guatemala
  • Swahili: Gwatemala
  • Swati: IGwathamala
  • Swedish: Guatemala
  • Swedish: Republiken Guatemala
  • Swiss German: Guatemala
  • Tagalog: Guatemala
  • Tagalog: Guwatemala
  • Tajik: Гватемала
  • Tajik: Гуатемала
  • Tamil: குவாத்தமாலா
  • Tamil: குவாத்தாமாலா
  • Taroko: Guatemala
  • Tatar: Гватемала
  • Telugu: గౌతమాలా
  • Telugu: గ్వాటిమాల
  • Telugu: గ్వాటెమాలా
  • Tetum: Guatemala
  • Thai: กัวเตมาลา
  • Thai: ประเทศกัวเตมาลา
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐกัวเตมาลา
  • Tibetan: གུ་ཝེ་ཐི་མ་ལ།
  • Tibetan: གྭ་ཏེ་མ་ལ
  • Tibetan: གྷོ་ཊེ་མ་ལ།
  • Tigrinya: ጉዋቲማላ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kuatamala
  • Tosk Albanian: Guatemala
  • Tunisian Arabic: ڨواتيمالا
  • Turkish: Guatemala
  • Turkmen: Gwatemala
  • Udmurt: Гватемала
  • Uighur: گۋاتېمالا
  • Ukrainian: Гватемала
  • Ukrainian: Ґватемала
  • Upper Sorbian: Guatemala
  • Urdu: گواتیمالا
  • Urdu: گواٹے مالا
  • Uzbek: Gvatemala
  • Venetian: Guatemała
  • Venetian: Guatemaƚa
  • Veps: Gvatemal
  • Vietnamese: Goa-tê-ma-la
  • Vietnamese: Guatemala
  • Volapük: Gvatemalän
  • Volapük: Gvatemän
  • Võro: Guatemala
  • Waray (Philippines): Guatemala
  • Welsh: Guatemala
  • Welsh: Gwatemala
  • Western Frisian: Gûatemala
  • Western Mari: Гватемала
  • Western Panjabi: گویٹے مالا
  • Wolof: Guwaatemala
  • Wu Chinese: 危地馬拉
  • Yakut: Гватемала
  • Yakut: Гуатемала
  • Yiddish: גוואטעמאלע
  • Yoruba: Guatẹmálà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Guatemala
  • Yue Chinese: 危地馬拉
  • Zeeuws: Guatemala
  • Zhuang: Guatemala
  • Zulu: Guatemala
  • Zulu: i-Guatemala
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