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Guatemala
Guatemala
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Cost of Flight:
Multiple Airlines: $856
United: $953
US Airways: $1,004
American: $1,010
Guatemala City
Population
1.022 million
Historical Places To See
Monument to Miguel Garcia
Granados
Geography
Major Landforms
Landform Facts
1.Pacaya Volcano
2.Cuchumatanes Mountains
1.Erupted May 27, 2010
2.From the volcanic ranges of
the Sierra Madre Mountains
Demographics
1. Population:
15.47 million
2. Nationality
Guatemalans
3. Languages
Spanish
4. Ethnicity:
1. Mestizos 55%
2. Amerindians 43%
3. White 2%
4. Maya-Quiché
5.Other 0.1%
Religions
1.Roman Catholic
2.Protestant
3.Mayan Spirituality
4.Christianity
Economy
Currency
GDP(Gross Domestic Product)
Name of Currency:
3,477.89
Quetzal
Exchange Rate
1.00 USD=7.62 GTQ
Major Industries:
sugar,textiles, clothing, petroleum and
tourism
Agriculture Products:
Coffee, sugar, bananas and cotton
Economy
Unemployment Rate:
4.13% are unemployed.
Population in poverty:
75% of Guatemalans live in poverty.
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Major league football
player:
Real name: Carlos Humberto Ruiz
DOB:September 15, 1979
Born in Guatemala city
Plays for Municipal
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Singer
Birth date:
DOB: January 19,1964
Born in Jocotenango, Sacatepéquez,
Guatemala
Sings latin pop and can play the guitar
and piano.
Places to see
Mundo Petapa Irtra
X-park
Amusement Park
Theme park
Family Friendly
Skating, rock walls, zipline,
shooting range, and horseback
riding.
Reasonable prices
Rides, small zoo, pool, games
Holidays
New Years Day
Army day
Jan. 1
New years is a holiday that is
celebrated at the beginning of
the year. Its a holiday where
people celebrate starting
anew and make new year's
resolutions.
June 30
The guatemalan army goes on a parade
in the center of the city. it was started
when Vicente Cerna dictatorship was
ended. Army day was originally called
Revolution day but was later changed.
Cuisine
Enchiladas, guacamole,
tamales, tortillas, corn,
bananas, coffee and
empanada(meat turnover)
Dance
Salsa
A Latin american dance
with a combination of jazz
and rock
Merengue
A Caribbean style of dance
and music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=lcPHaV3p6S4
Music
Marimba: The marimba is
a percussion instrument that
consists of wooden bars that
are hit by a mallet.
Punta:
A style of Garifuna music
originating in Guatemala. Its
performed at celebrations and
festivals
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www.google.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Guatemala
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcPHaV3p6S4
http://www.foodbycountry.com/Germany-toJapan/Guatemala.html
http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.
com/Guatemala+Army+Day

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