Why was it named Guatemala?
Guatemala means land of trees. It's called that because of the tropical rain forest part of Guatemala.
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The original capital city of Guatemala was Antigua. It was alsocalled Guatemala, but in the early 1800s there were severalearthquakes that caused the nearby volcano Agua to erupt. Onlyinstead of erupting with lava it erupted a huge pocket of waterflooding the entire city. Several natural disasters s…uch as thiscaused the people to move the capital to a safer location in 1821.The old capital was renamed Antigua Guatemala (now called Antiguafor short) and the new capital got the name Guatemala City. (MORE)
the climate in Guatemala is temperate which means it has a little from every season.
\n . \n The land area of Guatemala is 41,865 sq mi (108,430 sq km); the total area is 42,042 sq mi (108,890 sq km).
Guatemala is located in Central America. Guatemala's coastline is on the Pacific Ocean. You can find Guatemala on the southern tip of Mexico, between Mexico and Honduras. Guatemala's size is a bit smaller than Tennessee.
Guatemala gained independence from Spain on September 21, 1981.Guatemala declared itself a sovereign republic in 1847 followingdecades in fighting.
The following is a list of museums in Guatemala:. Guatemala City . Botanical Gardens/ JardÃn BotÃ¡nico. Centro de Estudios FolklÃ³ricos-CEFOL. Textiles and Clothing/Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena. National Museum of Modern Art/Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno. Museum of the National Pala…ce/Museo del Palacio Nacional. National History Museum/Museo Nacional de Historia. National Museum of Archeology and Ethnology/ Museo Nacional de ArqueologÃa y EtnologÃa . Museum/Museo de Historia Natural. Popol Vuh Archaeological Museum/Museo Popol vuh. Museums in Antigua Guatemala . Book Museum/ Museo del Libro. Colonial Art Museum/ Museo de Arte colonial. Museo de Santiago/ St. James Museum. Museums in Chichicastenango . Regional Museum/Museo Regional . Museums in El PetÃ©n . Silvanus G. Morley and Stele Museum/ Museo Silvanus G. Morley y de las Estelas. Museums in Quetzaltenango . Quetzaltenango Museum/ Museo Quezaltenango (MORE)
Guatemala's rainforest is simple called Guatemala's rainforest.Jungles and rainforests make up one third of Guatemala and is hometo over one thousand species of animals.
The most popular boy's name in Guatemala is Adolfo. The mostpopular girl's name in Guatemala is the name Marcia.
Quetzals....try google for something so simple. I think wikipedia would even agree. did you know that long time ago there was a bill that costed 50 cents i Still have some but they are old and its "Quetzales" the name of Our National Bird google Quetzal and you'll se how beautyfull that Bird is...=…-) abby was here and she sed HOLA IM HARRIET TUBMAN :] Lol (MORE)
there are 65 altogether, here are a few...Acome, Belize. Blanco River, Chizna, Chixoy, Dulce, Holmul, Ican, Ixcan, Jalapa, Lempa, Moho, Mopan, Nentol, Nim, Nima. Oc, Ostua, Salama
Maya Biosphere Reserve is a rainforest that covers a portion ofGuatemala. It is considered the most biological divers ecosystem inCentral America.
Guatemala is a country in Central America, the northernmost of the seven countries, and borders Mexico, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador.
Guatemala City is the capital and largest city of Guatemala, in the south-central part of the country.
hola, like in any spanish-speaking country.\n"que pasa?" (what's up?) "que onda?" (the slang version of que pasa) and "como esta(s)?" (how are you?) are also common greetings
some of the important landforms and bodies of water in Guatemala are the mountains, Guatemalan highlands, the Pacific Coast, the Carribean, Gulf of Mexico, Lake Izabal, and Usumacinta River ( which forms a boundry between Chapas, Mexico.)
Guatemalans dress normal unless they are very traditional and live far out in the jungles.
It is 33 miles/50 km between the two cities; will take less than an hour, the road is good.
1> we are sorrounded by active volcanoes and mountains 2> the coldest places are "Tierra Fria and Xela" 3>its a great place for traveling 4> go to "Peten" and visit the old Mayan ruins they're gourgeous!! take a camara with you
Guatemala is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize and the Caribbean to the northeast, and Honduras and El Salvador to the northeast.
Guatemala is my homeland. I'm going to move back there soon. If you go there, you will get sunburnt--if you are white.
It depends on the context. If Guatemalans are talking about their country, we usually say "Guate". If you're talking about Guatemala as an airport destination, it's "GUA". And on the websites, it's "gt".
In a Mayan dialect, Quauhtlemallan means 'place of manytrees', and as we all know Guatemala is very rich in trees. You are partly right, Guatemala is the land of many trees, but theword is not Mayan, its Nahuatl, which is the language of theAztecs, or ancient Mexicans, another country who bears a …name withNahuatl roots, is Nicaragua, which means here ends Anahuac, whichwas the name of the Aztec empire. (MORE)
The Central American country of Guatemala is bordered by fourcountries. Mexico is to the north and west, Belize is to the northeast, Honduras is to the east, and ElSalvador is to the southeast.
Guatemala's neighbors are Mexico to the north / north west, Belize to the north east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the south east, Guatemala also has the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the south
Is amazing it is the country of the eternal spring. Guatemala is a very interesting country. "How" it is depends on the part of the country you are in. There are rich parts of the country and also very poor parts. The richer parts are generally much cleaner than the poor parts, where there is tra…sh all around the sides of the road. In cities such as its capital, Guatemala City, the streets are quite dirty in some places and there are stray dogs running around the streets. (MORE)
The guatemalans love to drink and party. The hoes there are bad as fu76, they got some fat2sses and some big 2ss titties (;
What are the names of the main architectural structures in Mexico and Guatemala that still stand today?
You mean Mayan ruins? Those would be among many others, Chichen Itza in Mexico and Tikal in Guatemala.
Guatemala's slogan is El PaÃs de la Eterna Primavera (The Landof Eternal Spring) . Do not accept "Guatemala: Soul of theEarth"as and official slogan as it was part of a past governmenttourism campaign and is incorrect. If you're looking forGuatemala's Motto though, it's Libre Crezca Fecundo wh…ichtranslates to Grow Free and Fertile (MORE)
Guatemala's geography is composed almost entirely of mountains. Only 2% of the land lies below 6000 feet above sea level, and this land composed mostly of arid deserts.
No, Guatemala is not a region but a country. This country islocated in Central America and has a population of close to 16million people.
Guatemala is located in the Northwestern hemisphere of the Earth.The neighboring countries surrounding it are Mexico, El Salvador,Honduras, and Belize.
Bananas, textiles, (Clothing, GAP, Old Navy, etc.) coffee and they mine jade and silver. /~The random prince of no membership~\
Guatemala is part of the American continent, Central America is right between North and South America.
States do not have religions ( an important distinction) but 60% of its inhabitants are Roman Catholics.
Yes, Pegasas is the most famous team. But there it is not as popular as in the US
Guatemala is very rich in trees so it is named Land Of Trees or Guatemala.
Guatemala isn't in any state. It's a country itself. It's dividedinto 22 departments. Which are: Huehuetenango, Guatemala City,Quetzaltenango, Alta Verapaz, Zacapa, Escuintla, Peten, BajaVerapaz, Solola, Izabal, Chimaltenango, Chiquimula, Jalapa, ElProgreso, Retalhuleu, Santa Rosa, Jutiapa, Suchitep…equez,Sacatequpequez, Totonicapan, San Marcos, and Quiche. And those aredivided into cities. If you want to find out more about those thengo ahead and google them because I can't do all the work for you. Source: Background Knowledge (MORE)
The Quetzal (that's a bird) is the National Bird of Guatemala. They are omnivores, and are a threatened species.
This area is known as Central America and forms a narrow bridge between North America and South America. and the carribean
Jose', Heraldo, Diego, Hillario, Maria, Hector. and so many other Spanish names it is foolish to try to list them. Sorry, but it is a nonsensical question.
Guatemala has a lot of celebrations. They celebrate Christmas, Easter (they call it Holy week), Independence day (their Independence from the Spanish), Revolutionary day (The dethrone of a harsh dictator), New Years Eve, and All Saints Day (locally known as the Day of the Dead, it is pretty interest…ing. They fly huge kites in cemeteries in hopes to communicate with the dead). All their holidays are celebrated with eating, fireworks, and pinatas. (MORE)
No, Guatemala is a small country in Central America located a bit south of Mexico and is next to Belize. California is a state in the United States in the southern part of the American west coast. Where did you think Guatemala was?
Maybe, just let me see.....OW! YES. I thought this site was to get real answers not just for clowns to perform their acts. Does anyone actually know the answer to the above question?
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Guatemala faces significant development challenges. Ranking 131 out of 187 on the United Nations Development Programme's 2011 human development index , it is the second poorest country in Central America after Nicaragua. About 14 percent of the people live on less than US$1.25/day; another 26 perce…nt live on less than US$2/day. The country also faces one of the most unequal income distributions in Latin America. More than 70 percent of the land is owned by less than 2 percent of the population. The progress Guatemala has made toward achieving some of the Millennium Development Goals has been derailed by the recent global economic crisis. Severely affecting Guatemala's exports, the crisis also contributed to a drop in remittances from expatriates abroad. Normally, these remittances account for 10 percent of the gross domestic product. The country's already low tax revenues have fallen further. Guatemala is also prone to natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes. As well, Guatemala experiences one of the highest murder rates in the world, with an impunity rate of 98 percent. Agricultural productivity is low in Guatemala and, as such, the country imports basic grains to satisfy national demand. More than half of the population cannot afford to satisfy its basic nutritional needs: the rate of childhood malnutrition in Guatemala is the second highest in the Americas. Mistrust between Guatemalans and government organizations has persisted since the ending, in 1996, of the country's 36-year civil war. Progress is impeded by economic and political instability as well as by governance-related issues such as corruption and serious challenges to respect human rights and the rule of law. Thematic Focus Guatemala's economic reactivation plan and high-level discussions among the donor community have allowed CIDA to align its programming in Guatemala with other donors and respond to Guatemala's priorities. CIDA's program in Guatemala focuses on increasing food security through agricultural development. CIDA also contributes to human security in Guatemala by supporting the United Nations-mandated International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), an independent investigative body established to dismantle clandestine security structures and prosecute illegal security organizations in Guatemala. The Commission is training police inspectors, prosecutors and judges and strengthening the capacity of the state and civil society groups to investigate, prosecute and punish criminal activities. Food security CIDA is helping Guatemala increase food security by improving agricultural productivity, rural competitiveness and rural incomes. CIDA is fostering an environment where small-scale farmers in poor rural areas can increase their profits by improving the quality of their maize and beans and the marketing of these staples. To complement these efforts, CIDA is helping strengthen the capacities of local government authorities to create and implement agricultural economic development plans and investment strategies. Selected examples of expected results . Some 3,550 vegetable and coffee producers and 14 producers' associations will receive technical assistance and training in marketing to help them commercialize their products . Some 152 departmental and municipal employees in the city of SololÃ¡ will be trained in rural economic planning, investment and project planning to help strengthen local government . A specialized market-intelligence system will be developed to help some 75 farmers' organizations better respond to demand . Top of Page . Progress on Aid Effectiveness Guatemala adheres to the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (PDF, 317 KB, 23 pages) and has expressed commitment to poverty reduction and collaboration with donors. The donor community is able to work together to implement aid-effectiveness measures and help Guatemala meet Paris Declaration commitments. Achievements 2009-2010 Food security . Helped train eight horticultural producers associations with 626 members and develop 124 demonstration plots, using 14 different horticultural practices to increase productivity . Helped train more than 200 coffee producers in regenerating land with previously limited production capacity . Helped triple membership in a key agricultural federation and increased annual income of producers from $39 to about $887 per family . Helped increase cardamom export to 20 countries around the world, resulting in a 10 to 20 percent increase in income for the families of cardamom producers . (MORE)
Guatemala City contains an estimated 1,100,000 people. The greater urban area surrounding the city contains an estimated 4,100,000 people. It is the largest city in Guatemala.
Some 5 star hotels that are located in Guatemala include the popular and very well known hotel of Western springs, and then there is also the area of Springs Western.
Guatemala is a small country which is in Central America. It has several countries that border it. Two of them are Belize to the north east and Mexico to the north and west.
Guatemala City, the capital andlargest city of the Republic of Guatemala, is located in thesouthern area of the country.
Which country's capital city does not have the same name as the country Panama Algeria Djibouti or Guatemala?
Algeria has a capital city with aname that is not the same as the country. Algiers is the capitaland largest city of Algeria. Panama City is the capital and largestcity of the Republic of Panama. Djibouti City is the capital andlargest city of Djibouti. Guatemala City is the capital and largestcity …of the Republic of Guatemala. (MORE)