Guatemala

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Language

Spanish

K'iche'

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Religion

Mayan Religion

Roman Catholicism

Christian

Weather

Guatemala has a tropical climate. It is typically a humid region, however in the mountainous regions it can be cooler and drier due to the higher elevation from sea level.

Food

Most foods in Guatemala are made from corn or beans. Other foods, like avocados, are very common in meals. Meats are not often eaten, but the most common would be chicken. They also eat many fruits grown in the area such as mangoes, papayas, and pineapples.

Clothing

  • Most men will wear what we would see in the United States.
  • Younger girls and boys wear things much like children in the United States too.
  • Once women reach a certain age, they typically wear more traditional Guatemalan attire that has roots in the mayan culture.

Entertainment

  • Soccer
  • Music
  • Outdoor games
  • Hiking

Celebrations

Market Festivals

Holiday such as Independence Day

World Cup Festival

Landmark

  • Mayan Ruins
  • Volcanos
  • Mountains

Famous Person

Carlos "el pescadido" Ruiz (MLS soccer player, former MVP)

Interesting Facts

  • First place to export chocolate
  • Produce and export a lot of coffee