Atlas of Guatemala

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Guatemala

Español Guatemala - República de Guatemala

La República de Guatemala, del náhuatl: Coactimaltlan: "Territorio muy arbolado", o "País de muchos bosques" , es un país de América Central, el más septentrional del istmo. Limita al norte y occidente con México, al nororiente con Belice y el Mar Caribe, al sur con el Océano Pacífico y al suroriente con Honduras y El Salvador. Su geografía física es en gran parte montañosa. Posee playas en el litoral del Pacífico y planicies bajas al norte del país. Es atravesado en su parte central por la Sierra Madre Chiapas.

English Guatemala - Republic of Guatemala

The Republic of Guatemala is a country in Central America, in the south part of North America, bordering ► Mexico to the northwest, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, ► Belize and the Caribbean Sea to the northeast, and ► Honduras and ► El Salvador to the southeast.


Short name  Guatemala
Official  name Republic of Guatemala
Status Independent country since 1821
Location Central America
Capital Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala City)
Population 12,800,000 inhabitants
Area 108,890 km²
Major  languages Spanish (official), Mayan languages
Major  religions Roman Catholicism, Protestantism
More information Guatemala, Geography of Guatemala, History of Guatemala and Politics of Guatemala
More  images Guatemala - Guatemala (Category).

General maps

Guatemala blank.svg Mapa de Guatemala
Blank SVG map of Guatemala for geolocation
Guatemala-CIA WFB Map.png Mapa de Guatemala
Map of Guatemala
GuatemalaProvs.PNG Departamentos de Guatemala
Departments of Guatemala
Guatemala municipalities.png Municipios de Guatemala
Municipalities of Guatemala

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Guatemala, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Guatemala.

Mayamap.png Cultura maya
Maya civilization
Maya region w english names.png La cultura maya comparada con los estados contemporanos
Maya civilization compared with present states
Maya Languages.png Las lenguas Maya
Maya languages
Location ProviniasUnidasdelCentrodeAmérica.png Federal Republic of Central America

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

CentralAmerica1892.jpg América central en 1892
Central America in 1892

Linguistic maps

Idiomasmap.svg Idiomas de Guatemala
Languages of Guatemala

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