Late on Friday, a seismic event measuring a magnitude of 6.1 rattled the southern Pacific coast of Guatemala, as reported by the..
Country in Central America
Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala, is a country in Central America. It is bordered to the north and west by Mexico, to the northeast by Belize, to the east by Honduras, and to the southeast by El Salvador. It is touched to the south by the Pacific Ocean and to the northeast by the Gulf of Honduras. With an estimated population of around 17.6 million, Guatemala is the most populous country in Central America, the 4th most populous country in North America and the 11th most populous country in the Americas. Its capital and largest city being Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City, is the most populous city in Central America. It is a representative democracy, although with significant levels of corruption.