Guatemala - GT

Name Guatemala (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes GT / GTM
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital Guatemala City
Area 10716
DD coordinates 15.777866 / -90.229910
DMS coordinates 15°46'40.32" N / -90°13'47.67" W
UTM coordinates 15P 796800.75657847 1746316.4217244
Total cities 4590
Flag of Guatemala

Guatemala on map

Guatemala is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Guatemala, is GT.

It's territory covers an area of 10716 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Guatemala City, the capital city of Guatemala. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Guatemalan. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 17621 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 800 km. Guatemala merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 990 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 502 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use GTQ as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Guatemala live according to the America/Guatemala time zone, which is also the one used in Guatemala City.

More about Guatemala

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Guatemalan
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .gt
Phone codes 502
Currencies GTQ
Life expectancy males Ø 71,1 years
Life expectancy females Ø 76,9 years
Birthrate 24,6 ‰
Deathrate 4,7 ‰
Males/Females 49,3%/50,7%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 13582,4 M $
Importations 21601,4 M $
Tourism receipts 1,23 bn $
Unemployment rate 4,7%
Inflation rate 3,70%
Corruption index 25 (very bad)
Energy consumption 10,1 bn kWh

Land use

4% Urban areas 4132 km²
35% Agricultural areas 38547 km²
33% Forest 35966 km²
0% Water areas 1730 km²
28% Others 30244 km²


Roadways 17621 km
Railways 800 km
Waterways 990 km
Commercial harbors 9
Airports 51

Guatemala cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 4590):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 19153 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 18202 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 17565 km
MDV Flag of Maldives Maldives Asia Male 17354 km
LKA Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Asia Colombo 17201 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 16905 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 16591 km
MUS Flag of Mauritius Mauritius Africa - 16591 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 16561 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 16503 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BLZ Flag of Belize Belize North America Belmopan 254 km
SLV Flag of El Salvador El Salvador North America San Salvador 262 km
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 443 km
NIC Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua North America Managua 636 km
CRI Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica North America San Jose 942 km
CYM Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands North America George Town 1030 km
CUB Flag of Cuba Cuba North America - 1290 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 1370 km
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica North America Kingston 1402 km
MEX Flag of Mexico Mexico North America Mexico City 1555 km

There are many ways to find how far is Guatemala (GT) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Guatemala to Haversine
North pole 8253 km 5128 mil
Equator 10032 km 6234 mil
South pole 11762 km 7309 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Guatemala and Cocos [Keeling] Islands is 19153 kilometers or 11901 miles.
The most smallest distances between Guatemala and Belize is 254 kilometers or 158 miles.
We found information about 4590 cities.
The capital of GT is Guatemala City with population in 2022 over 2450210 people.
The area of Guatemala (GT) is 10716 square kilometers.
Yes, Guatemala is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of GT is The Republic of Guatemala.
Guatemala has approximately 51 airports.