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Travel Guatemala - Travel Guide - Tropical Discovery
  • 78 km²
  • average yearly temperature of 64° F (18°C)
  • UTC (GMT) -6 hrs
  • Guatemalan Quetzal at Q7.16 Quetzal = $1 USD.
  • Spanish
  • (2015) 2,918,000
  • 14°36′48″N 90°32′7″W

Guatemala City

Hermitage Valley

Guatemala City, locally known as Guatemala or Guate, is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, and the most populous in Central America. The city is located in the south-central part of the country, nestled in a mountain valley called Valle de la Ermita. Guatemala City is also the capital of the local Municipality of Guatemala and of the Guatemala Department.