Guatemala: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 15.72559 / longitude: -90.24305

General information


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


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


Country territory measures 108,889 kmĀ², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, Mazatenango, Ciudad De Guatemala, Retalhuleu. Guatemala City is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico. The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: 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. The GDP in 2021 was $85,985,752,107 USD, making it the 64# country in the world. In this country a Big Mac is worth 26.00Q (corresponding to $3.36 USD).

Good to know

Phone numbers start with +502, the ISO code is GT, the domain name ".gt" is used by the country's websites For more information about this country, check


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