Guatemala is a country in the Central America region of North America. It has borders to Mexico in the north/northwest, to Belize in the northeast, to Honduras in the southeast, to El Salvador in the south.
La Antigua Guatemala was the colonial Spanish capital of Central America.
Several countries or regions have a region called the Western Highlands:
Guatemala City is the capital of Guatemala, a country in Central America.
The Central Highlands is the region around Guatemala City, stretching northwards to Petén in Guatemala.
Quetzaltenango, also known as Xela or Xelaju, is the second largest city in Guatemala.
El Petén is the biggest and northernmost department of Guatemala.
Flores is a town in Petén, Guatemala. The town proper is an island on Lago Petén Itzá, connected to land by a causeway, on the other side of which lie the twin towns Santa Elena and San Benito.
Caribbean Coast is a region in Guatemala. One of the best ways to see the southernmost Caribbean islands or surrounding South American islands is via a cruise.
San Pedro La Laguna is in Guatemala. It is a fairly laid back small town located across Lake Atitlán from Panajachel.
Livingston is a town in Guatemala. The people of Livingston are a mixture of the Black Garifuna, Spanish Guatemalans and Mayan Guatemalans.
Tikal is a large archaeological site in the Guatemalan department of Petén.
Laguna de Atitlán, is a beautiful volcanic lake in the Western Highlands of Guatemala.
Also in Central America
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