Overview - Guatemala

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Capital:Guatemala City
Area:108,890 km²
Population:12,293,545 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Spanish - 60%, Amerindian languages (Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, Xinca, others) - 40%.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Mayan beliefs.
Ethnic Group(s):Mestizo and European - 59.4%, K'iche - 9.1%, Kaqchikel - 8.4%, Mam - 7.9%, Q'eqchi - 6.3%, other Mayan - 8.6%, others - 0.3.