Republic of Guatemala
Basic data
  • Official name: Republic of Guatemala.
  • Geographic location and boundaries: Guatemala is the northernmost country of the Central American countries. It borders with the Sea of the Antilles and the Republics of Honduras and El Salvador to the east; with the Pacific Ocean to the south; Mexico to the west, and Belize and the Caribbean Sea to the northeast.
  • Population: 11.7 million inhabitants.
  • Capital: Guatemala City (1,731,970 inhabitants, 2001 estimate).
  • Currency: Quetzal (Q).
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