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Guatemala - Physical geography

Area : 108 900 Km2
Water : 0.42 %
Lands under cultivation : 17 %
Wild pasture lands : 24 %
Forests : 26 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Pacific Ocean)
Max. Height : 4220 m (Volcan Tajumulco)


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Rainfall (mm) in Guatemala City
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Guatemala - People
Nationality : Guatemalan
Main language(s) : Spanish

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Population (2005) : 12 595 000 people
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Density : 116 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 4.42 children / woman
Life expectancy : 68 years
Urban population : 47 %

Main cities :
2 000 000 people Guatemala City (aggl.)
1 170 000 people Guatemala City (capital)
105 000 people Quezaltenango
70 000 people Escuintla
43 000 people Mazatenango
40 000 people Retalhuleu
39 500 people Puerto Barrios


Guatemala - Economy
Currency : Quetzal (GTQ) = 100 Centavos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 9.57 Quetzal (GTQ)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 19.6 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1556 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 30.26 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 2403 dollars


Guatemala - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Coffee (9)
- Lemons (14)
- Sugar cane (15)
- Bananas (18)
- Corn
- Wood
- Oxen


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