Population: 12,974,361 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Spanish 60%, Amerindian languages 40% (more than 20 Amerindian languages, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, and Xinca)

Background: Guatemala was freed of Spanish colonial rule in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experienced a variety of military and civilian governments as well as a 36-year guerrilla war. In 1996, the government signed a peace agreement...

Currency: quetzal (GTQ, No information), U.S. Dollar (USD, US$1 = US$1)

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Guatemala
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Guatemala
 · BBC Country profile: Guatemala