By: Maddie Flores(:
The Guatemalan currency is called the Quetzal. The symbol used for it is a Q.
- 42,042 sq mi
- Population: 13,824,463
-Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Some of the main products for export are fruits, vegetables, flowers, handicrafts, cloths and more.
Some of the main crops grown in Guatemala are sugar cane and palm oil.
Calle Santander tourist street in Panajachel, and The Iglesia de Santo Tomas a church built around 1545.
One problem with the public school system is that school is free, but the cost of uniforms and supplies add up; so poorer children don't go to school.
It is a popular custom to eat paches (a kind of tamale made from potatoes) on Thursday.
The president of Guatemala is Otto Perez Molina.
Would I Want To Visit
Yes, because I want to see the Iglesia Santo de Tomas, and Calle Santander.