Description: Detailed large political map of Guatemala showing names of capital city, towns, states, provinces and boundaries with neighbouring countries.
Situated in Central America Guatemala touches borders with Mexico, El Salvador, Belize and Honduras and overlooks both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. With Guatemala City as its capital and Spanish as the official language, this country offers heavily forested and mountainous landscapes.
Guatemala is a volcanic country with numerous volcanoes
along the southern highlands, three of which are still
active; this is where the fertile land lies and where
the higher concentration of the population lives. A
large part of the country is covered by subtropical
forests, scattered with sulphurous lakes and flowing
with rivers, a paradise for wildlife and nature lovers.
The proliferating wilderness is not the only one amongst the riches of Guatemala, for the country boasts spectacular Mayan archaeological sites, relics of the ancient Mayan Civilization as well as monuments and buildings left by the Spanish conquistadors during the 17th century.
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