Guatemala: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 15.72559 / longitude: -90.24305

General information


This country represents 0.22% of the world's population with about 16,176,133 individuals. In this country, the median age is 23.20 years and the birth growth rate is around 1.54%.


Well known national dishes are: Fiambre, Pepian (hearty meat stew). There are UNESCO listed sites: Tikal National Park, Antigua Guatemala, Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua.


108,889 kmĀ² make up the entire country, a postcode system is employed and the key cities are: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, Mazatenango, Ciudad De Guatemala, Retalhuleu. This nation's capital is Guatemala City and the country shares a border with Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico. The inhabitants speak the following languages: Spanish.


The inhabitants stay 11 years in school (tertiary education included).


The currency symbol is Q, and the ISO code for that currency is GTQ. In this country a Big Mac is worth 26.00Q (around $3.36 USD). In 2021 the GDP was $85,985,752,107 USD, placing it at position 64 in the market.

Good to know

Phone numbers start with +502, the domain name ".gt" is used by the country's websites, the country's ISO code is GT Visit to learn more about this nation.


ISO code GT
Capital Guatemala City
Population 16,176,133
World percentage 0.22%
Median age 23.20 years
Population growth rate 1.54%
Main cities
Spoken languages Spanish
GDP (2021) $85,985,752,107
GDP position #64
Big Mac local price 26.00Q
Big Mac USD price $3.36
Currency code GTQ
Currency symbol Q
School life expectancy 11 years
National dish Fiambre, Pepian (hearty meat stew)
TLD .gt
Phone prefix +502