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Republic of Guatemala
República de Guatemala (Spanish)
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

The Song of the Grenadier
Location 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
Chapín (informal)
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
Jimmy Morales[3]
Jafeth Cabrera
Óscar Chinchilla
• President of the Supreme Court
Nery Medina
LegislatureCongress of the Republic
Independence
from the Spanish Empire
• Declared
15 September 1821
• Declared from the
First Mexican Empire
1 July 1823
• Current constitution
31 May 1985
Area
• Total
108,889 km2 (42,042 sq mi) (105th)
• Water (%)
0.4
Population
• 2014 estimate
16,176,133[4] (67th)
• Density
129/km2 (334.1/sq mi) (85th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$138.987 billion[5]
• Per capita
$8,132[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$70.943 billion[5]
• Per capita
$4,151[5]
Gini (2007)55.1
high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.640[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 July 9, 2017


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