The official language is Spanish and the Guatemalan quetzal is the currency of the Guatemala. The domain is .gt and the country code is +502.
National day is celebrated on 15 Sep 1821. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Guatemala is no exception.
In Guatemala, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Guatemalan people. Gallo is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Guatemala. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Rafael Landívar represent a national Guatemalan symbol.
The country was founded by Juan José Arévalo. The current president of Guatemala is Alejandro Giammattei.
In Guatemala the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.
The Guatemalan national anthem was written by José Joaquín Palma and composed by Rafael Álvarez Ovalle.
|Official name(s)||Republic of Guatemala|
|Alternative name(s)||Republic of Guatemala (official, English)|
|Regional 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|
|Country name etymology||"Place of Many Trees"|
|Climate||Tropical; hot, humid in lowlands; cooler in highlands|
|Terrain||Mostly mountains with narrow coastal plains and rolling limestone plateau|
|National Day||15 Sep 1821|
|Religion||Christianity Roman Catholic, Protestant Other Christian|
|Capital city||Guatemala City|
|Ethnicity||Ladino / Mestizo, Maya, Xinca, Afro-Guatemalan & Garifuna|
|Head of government||President|
|Driving side||Drive on the Right-hand side|
|Total area||108,889 km2 (42,042 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||759 m (2,490 ft)|
|Mains electricity||120 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Guatemala is Quetzal
The National flower of Guatemala is Monja Blanca. Botanical name is Lycaste Skinnerialba.
The National bird of Guatemala is Quetzal
You cannot hide the sun with one hand. Widows weep but they look for another husband. Two cats will not live together in one sack. The daughter-in-law wipes away what the mother-in-law has seen. Such is the fate of the sheep: either shorn or roasted.