Report: Guatemaula


Guatemala is Central America's westernmost country, bordering Mexico to the
north and north-west, Belize to the north-east, and Honduras and El
Salvador to the east. Guatemala's volatile topography is a mountainous and
forested jumble of volcanoes and jungle. The western highlands are home to
over 30 volcanoes, which reach heights of up to 3800m and cast a red glow
at night. The area experiences frequent earthquake activity. The
intensively cultivated Pacific coastline is a immense distance of mostly
black-sand beaches, and the tiny Caribbean coastline also lacks beaches but
is culturally rich. The vast jungle lowland of El PetÚn fills the interior,
characterized by a mix of banana ...

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dank and
chill during the rainy season, and warm and delightful in the dry season
(October to May). El PetÚn's climate varies only from hot and humid to hot
and dry.

Spanish is the most commonly spoken language in Guatemala, and Roman
Catholicism is the principal religion. Evangelical and Pentecostal
Christian denominations have gained wide followings, while the Maya have
preserved aspects of their traditional religions, often blended with
Catholicism.

Facts:

Guatemala is called the "Land of Eternal Spring," because of its mild
climate. It is the third largest country in Central America and is bordered
by Mexico, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. Guatemala has both a Pacific
and a Caribbean coastline.

Official Name: Republic of Guatemala
Capital: Guatemala City
Area: 42,042 square miles or l08, 889 square kilometers
Population estimate as of 1992: 9,784,275; over 50% are Maya
Indians
Official Language: Spanish
Religion: Roman Catholicism
Literacy: 60 percent ...

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