Guatemala Country Code +502

Country calling code +502

Alpha-2 Code GT

Alpha-3 Code GTM


About Guatemala

Guatemala (/ˌɡwɑːtəˈmɑːlə/ (About this soundlisten) GWAH-tə-MAH-lə; Spanish: [gwateˈmala] (About this soundlisten)), officially the Republic of Guatemala (Spanish: República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, Belize and the Caribbean to the northeast, Honduras to the east, El Salvador to the southeast and the Pacific Ocean to the south. With an estimated population of around 17.2 million, it is the most populous country in Central America. Guatemala is a representative democracy; its capital and largest city is Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City. The territory of modern Guatemala once formed the core of the Maya civilization, which extended across Mesoamerica. Most of the country was conquered by the Spanish in the 16th century, becoming part of the viceroyalty of New Spain. Guatemala attained independence in 1821 as part of the Federal Republic of Central America, which dissolved by 1841. From the mid- to late-19th century, Guatemala experienced chronic instability and civil strife. Beginning in the early 20th century, it was ruled by a series of dictators backed by the United Fruit Company and the United States government. In 1944, the authoritarian leader Jorge Ubico was overthrown by a pro-democratic military coup, initiating a decade-long revolution that led to sweeping social and economic reforms. A U.S.-backed military coup in 1954 ended the revolution and installed a dictatorship...


Guatemala Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 15°46'34"N / 90°13'47"W
  • CAPITAL: Guatemala City
  • POPULATION: 17,815,418
  • AREA: 107,160 Km2
  • GDP: $75,620,095,538
  • TELEPHONES: 1,744,000
  • INTERNET HOSTS: 357,552
  • INTERNET USERS: 2,279,000

How to Call Guatemala from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Guatemala from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 502, the country code for Guatemala.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Guatemala

  • LANGUAGES: Spanish (official) 60%, Amerindian languages 40%
  • CURRENCY: Quetzal (GTQ)
  • ELECTRICITY:

    Type A North American/Japanese 2-blade

    • Mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan
    • 2 pins
    • Not grounded
    • 15 A
    • Almost always 100 – 127 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type A

    Type B American 3-pin

    • Mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 15 A
    • Almost always 100 – 127 V
    • Socket compatible with plug types A & B

    Type G British 3-pin

    • Mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia & Singapore
    • 3 pins
    • Grounded
    • 13 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type G

    Type I Australian plug

    • Mainly used in Australia, New Zealand, China & Argentina
    • 2 or 3 pins
    • 2 pins: not grounded / 3 pins: grounded
    • 10 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type I

Population of Guatemala

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Time in Guatemala

LOCAL TIME

TIME ZONE

UTC/GMT -6 hours


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