By Kylie McGrath
Guatemala's capital is Guatemala city. Some other major cities are Flores, Coban, Mixco, and Escintla. Guatemala was once controlled by another country. It was a Spanish colony until it gained it's independence in 1821 and is still independent today. Their official language is Spanish.
Guatemala is located in Central America. A few physical features are Mountains rising to 3000 m, multiple lakes and rivers, and 32 volcanos.
A few reasons Tourists would want to visit is because of Lake Atilanta, Lake Izabal, the cathedral, and the many volcanos.