Guatemala is located in Central America. It sits south of Mexico and northwest of El Salvador and Honduras. This country is alive with bustling cities, crossed by soaring mountains, covered by thick jungles, and rich with agriculture. It is also the home of incredible architecture, from ancient Mayan ruins to centuries-old churches.

Population: 13.9 million
Size: 108,890 square kilometers
Capital and largest city: Guatemala City
Geography: mountains, jungles, coastal plains
Languages spoken: Spanish and 23 officially recognized Amerindian languages
Climate: tropical, hot, and humid
Cool fact: Many dinosaur bones are found in the jungles of Guatemala.

Image credits: main image, CIA World Factbook.