Republic of Guatemala

Capitol City: Guatemala City

Location

Guatemala shares a border with Mexico in towards the north and west, and with the Pacific Ocean in the south

Government and Currency

Guatemala is governed by a Unitary Presidential Republic with elected leaders. The president is Otto Pérez Molina.


The currency used in Guatemala is a Quetzal (QTZ). One quetzal is worth $0.13.

Tourist Attractions

Population: 15,806,675

Guatemala's Flag

The flag has the country's symbol in the center. It is a document flanked by a bird.

Food

Cultural Activities

Holidays:

Easter-April 6

Labor Day-May 1

Army Day-June 30

Revolution Day-October 20


Music:

Columbia music, Rock, Wind/Percussion, Liturgical Chants