Guatemala is part of North America with main city at Guatemala City. It's usually 🌤️ 22.06 °C in Guatemala with a rainfall of 🌧 52.74 mm. Internet speed in Guatemala is on average 3.1 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 16M people. The main currency is Quetzal. The languages spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines are common in Guatemala. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~22.06 °C 🌧 ~52.74 mm 👨👩👦👦 16M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've lowered the travel advice level for Guatemala. We now advise you exercise a high degree of caution due to high levels of violent crime. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Guatemala due to high levels of violent crime.
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.
Internet speed in Guatemala is on average 3.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Guatemala is low. It is not as easy to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 140.54 GTQ, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Claro, Movistar or Tigo. Guatemala uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Guatemala upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Guatemala, dial +, then 502 (the country code for Guatemala), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Guatemala, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .
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