Outline of Guatemala

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The location of Guatemala
An enlargeable map of the Republic of Guatemala

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Guatemala:

Guatemalasovereign country located in Central America bordering Mexico to the northwest, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize and the Caribbean Sea to the northeast, and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast.[1]

A representative democracy, its capital is Guatemala City. The nation has been stable since the conclusion of the Civil War in 1996 and has been in a state of continuous development and economic growth. Guatemala's abundance of biologically significant and unique ecosystems contribute to Mesoamerica's designation as a biodiversity hotspot.[2]

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable relief map of Guatemala

Geography of Guatemala[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Guatemala
 Mexico 962 km
 Belize 266 km
 Honduras 256 km
 El Salvador 203 km
  • Coastline: 400 km

Environment of Guatemala[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Guatemala

Natural geographic features of Guatemala[edit]

Regions of Guatemala[edit]

Administrative divisions of Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Administrative divisions of Guatemala
Departments of Guatemala[edit]
Municipalities of Guatemala[edit]

Demography of Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Guatemala

Government and politics of Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Government of Guatemala and Politics of Guatemala

Branches of the government of Guatemala[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Guatemala[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Guatemala[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Guatemala[edit]

Foreign relations of Guatemala[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Guatemala is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Law of Guatemala

Military of Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Military of Guatemala

History of Guatemala[edit]

Main article: History of Guatemala

Culture of Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Culture of Guatemala

Art in Guatemala[edit]

Sports in Guatemala[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Economy of Guatemala

Education in Guatemala[edit]

Main article: Education in Guatemala

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Guatemala". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 6, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Biodiversity Hotspots-Mesoamerica-Overview". Conservation International. Retrieved 2007-02-01. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Guatemala