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Republic of Guatemala

República de Guatemala  (Spanish)
Motto: 
  • "Libre Crezca Fecundo"[1] (Spanish)
    (English: "Grow Free and Fertile")
Anthem: 
Himno Nacional de Guatemala
(English: "National Anthem of Guatemala")
March:
La Granadera
(English: "The Song of the Grenadier")
Location of Guatemala (dark green) in the Western Hemisphere (grey)
Location of Guatemala (dark green)

in the Western Hemisphere (grey)

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
(2018 Census[2])
Religion
(2017)[3]
88% Christianity
—45% Roman Catholic
—42% Protestant
—1% Other Christian
11% No religion
1% Other religions
Demonym(s)Guatemalan
Guatemalteco
Chapín (informal)
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
Alejandro Giammattei
Guillermo Castillo
Allan Rodríguez
• President of the Supreme Court
Néster Vásquez Pimentel
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
• 2018 estimate
Increase 17,263,239[4] (67th)
• Density
129/km2 (334.1/sq mi) (85th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$145.249 billion[4] (75th)
• Per capita
$8,413[4] (118th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$79.109 billion[4] (68th)
• Per capita
$4,582[4] (103rd)
Gini (2014)48.3[5]
high
HDI (2018)Increase 0.651[6]
medium · 126th
CurrencyQuetzal (GTQ)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+502
ISO 3166 codeGT
Internet TLD.gt

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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