Guatemala

Guatemala's flagLocation: Central America
Official name: Republic of Guatemala
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1838 / 1838
Capital city: Guatemala City
Population: 14.4 million / 344 people per sq mile (133 people per sq km)
Total land area: 42,042 square miles (108,890 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Quiché, Mam, Cakchiquel, Kekchí, Spanish (official language)
Main religions: Roman Catholic 65%, Protestant 33%, Other and nonreligious 2%
Ethnic mix: Amerindian 60%, Mestizo 30%, Other 10%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Quetzal = 100 centavos
Literacy rate: 74%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2171 kilocalories

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