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Guatemala State Overview

Guatemala State Overview

Guatemala with its area of 109,724 sq. km, occupies second place by surface, after Nicaragua, while regarding population it is first among all the Central American states. It borders the Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean Sea,...

Guatemala Recent History

Guatemala Recent History

Conquered Mexico, Hernán Cortés (December 1523) sent Peter of Alvarado to conquer the Guatemalan territory. The Alvarado found resistance especially in the Quiche peoples, the oldest residents of the region who had been overwhelmed...

Guatemala Description

Guatemala Description

Currency: Quetzal (Q or GTQ), equal to 100 centavos Language: Spanish Guatemala– one of the most colorful countries in Central America. One of the centers of the powerful civilization of the Maya Indians (II – IX...