Where Is Guatemala Located?

Guatemala is located in Central America at the southern tip of Mexico. It is bordered by Belize, Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador. Guatemala has a total area of 108,890 square miles.

The capital of Guatemala is Guatemala City, which has approximately two million residents. The estimated population of the entire country was 12,639,939 as of July 2000. Its fertility rate is the highest in Latin America, with five children on average being born to each Guatemalan woman in her lifetime. The main agricultural products of Guatemala are coffee, sugar and bananas. Guatemala is a popular tourist destination due to its Mayan ruins and pleasant climate.