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Country Guatemala


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Region Central America
Area (sq km) 108,889
Border Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico
Population 14,918,999
Nationality Guatemalan(s)
Ethnicity Mestizo, Ladino, and European 59.4%, K'che 9.1%, Kaqchikel 8.4%, Mam 7.9%, Q'eqchi 6.3%, other Mayan 8.6%, indigenous non-Mayan 0.2%, other 0.1%
Religion Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Mayan beliefs
Language Spanish, Amerindian languages
Literacy 69%
Government Constitutional Democratic Republic
Capital Guatemala
Leader President Jimmy Ernesto Morales Cabrera (since January 14, 2016); Vice President Jafeth Cabrera Franco (since January 14, 2016)
Currency Quetzal (GTQ), US dollar (USD)
Independence Day Sept. 15, 1821 (from Spain)
National Holiday Independence Day (Sept. 15, 1821)
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