What is the Latitude and Longitude on Guatemala?
Latitude of Guatemala is:15.5 and Longitude of Guatemala is: -90.25
The biodiversity hotspot and home to the ancient Mayan Civilization, Guatemala is a Central American country. It is located on the geographical coordinates of 15.5° North and 90.25° West. The total area over which Guatemala is spread is 108,890 square kilometers. It is home to a total population of 13,276,517 people.
Guatemala is a mountainous country. The country also encompasses some desert areas, sand dunes and hilly valleys where majority of the population can be found. The volcanic mountains rise from the pacific lowlands. The most elevated peak in Guatemala is Tajumulco at a height of 4220 meters. Motagua and the Usumacinta are the major rivers in the country. Usumacinta River runs along the country's border. Peten, located at the southern region of the mountains, is thinly populated. Lake Izabal is one of the largest lakes in the country. Because of its location, Guatemala is prone to hurricanes. Guatemala has the capital with the same name, Guatemala City, which is also its largest city.
For centuries, Guatemala was colonized by the Spanish, which has its influence on Guatemala's culture even today. This country has produced some renowned artists like Aníbal López and Roberto González Goyri. People from the field of music and literature have also given a unique identity to Guatemala's culture.
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