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  • Guatemala Overview

    The magical mountainous landscape and mystic Mayan culture make Guatemala a wonderful place to visit.

    Guatemala is a multi-cultural country where visitors can explore a rich heritage and some wonderful natural treasures. Apart from beautiful natural attractions there are also some exquisite monuments that travelers will love to visit.

  • Semuc Champay - The Hidden Gem

    Semuc Champey is the hidden gem of Guatemala. Located in the jungle of Lanquin, it is one of the loveliest spots in the country. A natural wonder Semuc Champey consist of natural limestone bridge with a series of freshwater pools. This set up is suspended on the Cahabon River.

  • Lake Atitlan - The Highland Beauty

    In the Western Highlands of Guatemala is the Lake Atitlan. Surrounded by small towns, the area is quite popular among the locals for its natural beauty. The lake is flanked by mountains and volcanoes and spans over an area of 50Km.

  • Beach Fun at Antigua - Caribbean Island

    A World Heritage Site, Antigua is a beautiful city located in the central highlands of Guatemala. The city is famous for its Spanish Baroque and also its beautiful colonial churches. Antigua is an enchanting city that offers people with a number of interesting things to do and enjoy.

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Guatemala Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Guatemala City

GEOGRAPHY

Guatemala is located in Central America. It borders Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast. You can see mountains, sand dune patches, hills and valleys in a total area of 108,890 km².

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 13.2 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

Tropical and hot. The coastal regions and the lowlands are hot. Sometimes the temperature could go high as 37°C. The highlands are generally cooler throughout the year.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish is the official language. Mayan languages are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT -6 hrs throughout the year.

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: September 15th
May Day: May 1st
Revolution Day: October 20th
Christmas: December 25th

CURRENCY

Guatemalan Quetzal

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 110
Medical: 120
Fire: 123

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