General Performances <ul><li>Official name: Republic of Guatemala </li></ul><ul><li>Territorial extension: 108.890 km ² </li></ul><ul><li>Population:13.002.206 (Considered Julio 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Political division: 22 Departments and 334 Municipalities </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Guatemala City </li></ul><ul><li>Currency : Quetzal (GTQ) </li></ul><ul><li>Official language: Spanish, 22 Mayan Languages, Xinca and garifuna </li></ul><ul><li>Form of Government: Democratic </li></ul><ul><li>Gentilicio: Guatemalan </li></ul><ul><li>Hour use: GMT - 06:00 </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone area: code 502 </li></ul>
<ul><li>GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION </li></ul>The Republic of Guatemala is a country in Central America, in the south of the continent of North America, situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is bordered by Mexico to the north, Belize to the northeast, and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast
ADMINISTRATIVE POLITICAL DIVISION Guatemala of divides in 22 Departments and 334 Municipalities which are the following:
River Usumacinta From the Stops of Guatemala, in Huehuetenango, the drainings that form the Usumacinta River, most mighty of the Mayan zone are born. In Guatemala it is known him like Chixoy, or Black River Cuilco RIVERS
Hondo River Is a river of Central America, has an approximated length of 209 kilometers. It comes from the mountain ranges of Guatemala Blue River Is a water obstacle that is born in Guatemala, follows its course by the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, until ending at the Hondo River, the border between Mexico and Belize
Atitlan Lake <ul><li>Petén Itzá Lake </li></ul>
The Izabál Lake Amatitlán lake Is located 27 kilometers (17 miles) to the south of the City of Guatemala.
National Flag Oath of enlistment of Guatemala of Alberto Velazquez Flag ours, we swore lasting devotion, perennial loyalty and honor and sacrifice and hope until the hour of our death. In the name of the blood and of the Earth we swear to maintain your exelsitud on all the things in the prosperous days and the adverse days; and to guard and to even die because you wave perpetually on a worthy mother country