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    Guatemalan language

    The Republic of Guatemala is a country belonging to Central America, whose capital is Guatemala City. It has a population of more than 17 million inhabitants (67th), and an area of ​​108,889 km 2 (105th). Its human development index is medium (128º) and its official currency is the Guatemalan quetzal. And what language is spoken in Guatemala? What language do they speak in Guatemala? Guatemala has only one official language, Spanish. However, multiple indigenous languages ​​coexist in the country: 21 Mayan languages. Xinca (in the southeast area). Garífuna (in Izabal, the Atlantic coast). These indigenous languages ​​received official recognition after…

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  • Guatemalan history

    Brief history of Guatemala summarized In summary, the brief history of Guatemala. Spanish Guatemala In 1523 Pedro de Alvarado was sent with a force of Spaniards to Guatemala. The Spanish had a great technological advantage over the indigenous people and by 1540 they ruled the entire area. The Spanish then became the ruling class. Meanwhile, the indigenous people converted to Christianity (although they actually kept many of their old beliefs) and the church became very rich and powerful in Guatemala. Meanwhile, Guatemalan society was divided with people born in Spain at the top. People of Spanish descent born in Guatemala…

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  • Traditions and customs of Guatemala

    What traditions and customs are there in Guatemala? Overview of the customs and traditions of Guatemala. Gastronomy Food in daily life Corn made into tortillas or tamales, black beans, rice, and wheat in the form of bread or pasta are staple foods that almost all Guatemalans consume. Depending on their degree of wealth, people also eat chicken, pork, and beef, and those who live near bodies of water also eat fish and shellfish. With improvements in refrigeration and transportation, seafood is becoming more popular in Guatemala City. he country has long been known for its vegetables and fruits, including avocados,…

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