Guatemala is part of Americas with main city at
Guatemala City. Its Developing country with a
population of 16M people. The main currency is Quetzal. The languages
spoken are Spanish. the Republic of Guatemala is the formal name of Guatemala It is adviced to Exercise a high degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~21.37 °C 🌧 ~80.31 mm 👨👩👦👦 16M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our travel advice for Guatemala. We've added information on the state of emergency in the departments of Alta Verapeaz, El Progreso, Izabal, Peten and Zacapa. Follow instructions issued by local authorities, carry your personal identification with you and approach checkpoints cautiously. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of caution in Guatemala.
issued date: November 1, 2019
Guatemala uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
💱 Currencies Used
Guatemala uses the Guatemalan quetzal (symbol: Q), code GTQ.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 quetzals and 50 centavos. Quetzal is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 1 quetzal and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 centavos.
Automatic teller machines are common in Guatemala. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.