Guatemala means “land of trees in the Mayan tongue. The official name of the country is Republic of Guatemala. It is also known as “land of the eternal spring” as it has a warm tropical climate more temperate in the highlands and drier in the easternmost areas.
The country is divided into 3 parts: the sparsely-populated northern plains, the volcanic yet largely populated central highlands and the agricultural Pacific lowlands.
Guatemala gained independence from Spain on September 15th1821. The largest holiday fair takes place in Quetzaltenango on this national holiday.
The capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala.
Is located in Central America and bordered by Mexico to the north, south and west by Guatemala and east by the turquoise Caribbean Sea.
Is located in Central Africa in the northeast of the country of Angola.
Is the largest landlocked country in the world bordered by Russia, Kyrgzstan, Rurkmenistan, Uzbekistan and China located partly in Central Asia and partly in Europe.
Is situated on an isthmus in Central America bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean between Colombia and Costa Rica
Is the second largest land-locked country in the world after Kazahkstan and is sandwiched between Russia and China.
celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, which happened on Oct. 12, 1492, which as an official holiday.
Is a landlocked East African country officially known as the Republic Of Uganda.
Is a country located in the southeast of South America between Argentina and Brazil.