Physical Features: Motagua river is one of Guatemala's longest rivers. Volcán Tajumulco Mountain-the highest mountain in Central America.
Climate: Tropical; hot, humid in lowlands, cooler in highlands.
Environment-plants and animals: fish, cattle,chicken, thick forest and cedrela. people interact with the environment negatively by deforestation in the Peten Rain forest, soil erosion, water pollution.
Natural Disasters: numerous volcanoes in the mountains. Occasional earthquakes and hurricanes.
Natural Resources: Petroleum, nickle, rare woods and a lot of fish.
Population: 14,647,083 people
Population Density: 134.5 per square mile
Government: Constitutional Democratic
GDP: $81.51 billion
GDP per capita: $5,300
Exports: Coffee, sugar and petroleum .`
Imports: Fuels, machinery and grain.
Other Fun Facts and Interesting Info!!!
- Guatemala is still growing!
- The Birth Rate:25.46
- The Death Rate: 4.82
- Guatemala has more people than any other Central American country
- Almost half of the people in Guatemala are Indians whose way of life is greatly different compared to other Guatemalans .