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Republic of Guatemala
República de Guatemala
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: 
  • "Libre Crezca Fecundo"[1]
  • "El País de la Eterna Primavera"[citation needed]
  • "The Land of the Eternal Spring"[2]
Anthem: Himno Nacional de Guatemala
National anthem of Guatemala
Capital
and largest city
Guatemala City
14°38′N90°30′W / 14.633°N 90.500°W / 14.633; -90.500
Official languagesSpanish
Ethnic groups (2010)
DemonymGuatemalan
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
 • PresidentJimmy Morales[3]
 • Vice PresidentJafeth Cabrera
 • President of the CongressMario Taracena
 • President of the Supreme CourtRanulfo Rojas
LegislatureCongress of the Republic
Independence
from the Spanish Empire
 • Declared15 September 1821 
 • Declared from the
First Mexican Empire
1 July 1823 
 • Current constitution31 May 1985 
Area
 • Total108,889 km2 (107th)
42,042 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.4
Population
 • 2014 estimate15,806,675[4] (66th)
 • Density129/km2 (85th)
348.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 • Total$124.941 billion[5]
 • Per capita$7,680[5]
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 • Total$66.037 billion[5]
 • Per capita$4,059[5]
Gini (2007)55.1
high
HDI (2014)Increase 0.627[6]
medium ·128th
CurrencyQuetzal (GTQ)
Time zoneCST(UTC−6)
Drives on theright
Calling code+502
ISO 3166 codeGT
Internet TLD.gt

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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