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Guatemala, a Central American country located south of Mexico, has volcanoes, rainforests and ancient Mayan sites. In the capital, Guatemala City, are the imposing Palacio Nacional de la Cultura and the Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología. Antigua, west of the capital, has preserved Spanish colonial buildings. Lake Atitlán, formed in a huge volcanic crater, is surrounded by coffee plantations and villages.
Capital: Guatemala City
Continent: North America
President: Alejandro Giammattei