Guatemala Vacation Rentals Guide

North America / Guatemala

Guatemala is situated in Central America

Quick facts on Guatemala

Capital: Guatemala City
Currency: Guatemalan quetzal
Population: 16.91 million (2017) World Bank
President: Jimmy Morales
Official language: Spanish
Points of interest: Tikal, Lake Atitlán, Semuc Champey, Pacaya
Guatemala, a Central American country south of Mexico, is home to volcanoes, rain forests and ancient Mayan sites. The capital, Guatemala City, features the stately National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Antigua, west of the capital, contains preserved Spanish colonial buildings. Lake Atitlán, formed in a massive volcanic crater, is surrounded by coffee fields and villages.