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Mi Guatemala

  1. 2. 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>
  2. 3. <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
  3. 4. ADMINISTRATIVE POLITICAL DIVISION Guatemala of divides in 22 Departments and 334 Municipalities which are the following:
  4. 5. 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
  5. 6. 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
  6. 7. Atitlan Lake <ul><li>Petén Itzá Lake </li></ul>
  7. 8. The Izabál Lake Amatitlán lake Is located 27 kilometers (17 miles) to the south of the City of Guatemala.
  8. 9. Pacaya volcano Tajumulco volcano
  9. 10. Tacana Volcano Water Volcano
  10. 11. Fire Volcano Acatenango Volcano
  11. 12. Atitlan Volcano Santiaguito Volcano
  12. 13. Ipala Volcano Santa Maria Volcano
  13. 14. 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
  14. 15. NATIONAL FLOWER Monja Blanca
  15. 16. NATIONAL TREE La Ceiba
  16. 17. NATIONAL SHIELD
  17. 18. NATIONAL BIRD El Quetzal
  18. 19. NATIONAL HERO Tecun Human
  19. 20. NATIONAL INSTRUMENT The Marimba
  20. 21. IMPORTANT PEOPLE
  21. 22. <ul><li>ATANASIO TZUL </li></ul>
  22. 23. Rigoberta Menchu leading
  23. 24. Miguel Ángel Asturias writer
  24. 25. Musician
  25. 26. CULTURES OF GUATEMALA
  26. 27. <ul><li>Cultura Garifuna </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>Cultura Xinca </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>Cultura Maya </li></ul>
  29. 30. <ul><li>Chalchitecos </li></ul><ul><li>Xincas </li></ul>
  30. 31. <ul><li>Sakapulteco </li></ul><ul><li>Garinagu </li></ul>
  31. 32. <ul><li>Sipakapense </li></ul><ul><li>Tektiteko </li></ul>Tectiteco
  32. 33. <ul><li>Maya mopán e itzá </li></ul><ul><li>Uspanteko </li></ul>Uspanteco
  33. 34. <ul><li>Achi‘ </li></ul><ul><li>awakatecos </li></ul>Aguacateco
  34. 35. <ul><li>Ch'orti‘ </li></ul><ul><li>Jakaltecos </li></ul>Jakaltecos
  35. 36. <ul><li>Akateco </li></ul><ul><li>Poqomam </li></ul>
  36. 37. <ul><li>Ixile </li></ul><ul><li>Chuj </li></ul>
  37. 38. <ul><li>Tz'utujiles </li></ul><ul><li>q'anjob'ales </li></ul>Q'anjob'ales
  38. 39. <ul><li>Mam </li></ul><ul><li>poqomchíes </li></ul>Pocomchi
  39. 40. <ul><li>Q'eqchies </li></ul><ul><li>K'iché </li></ul>Qiche’s
  40. 41. <ul><li>Kaqchikeles </li></ul>
  41. 42. LANGUAGES Q’eqchi’ Poqomchi’ Poqomam Rama K'iche' K’iche’ Sikapense Sakapulteko Tz’utujil Kaqchikel Uspanteko Achi RAMA MAM Mam Tektiteko Awakateco Ixil RAMA Q'ANJOB'AL Popti (Jakalteko) Akateko Q’anjob’al Chuj RAMA CHOL Ch’orti RAMA YUCATEKA Mopán Itza
  42. 43. TYPICAL SUITS San antonio Palopo Todos Santos Huehuetenango
  43. 44. MAIN TRADITIONS
  44. 45. <ul><li>November 1 st . Barriletes of santiago Sacatepequez </li></ul>
  45. 46. <ul><li>DAY OF THE DEAD </li></ul><ul><li>INDEPENDENCE DAY </li></ul>
  46. 47. Typical food
  47. 50. FLORA
  48. 51. <ul><li>FAUNA </li></ul>
  49. 53. NATURAL BEAUTIES Momostenango Semuc Champey
  50. 54. <ul><li>The most beautifull lake in the gorld </li></ul>
  51. 55. <ul><li>Monterico Beach </li></ul><ul><li>San Jose beach </li></ul>
  52. 56. <ul><li>Tikal Park </li></ul><ul><li>Antigua Guatemala </li></ul>
  53. 57. <ul><li>Other Places </li></ul>
  54. 59. Karyn Choy Guatemala

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