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Geography Statistics of Guatemala

  • Coastline: 249 miles (400 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 41,865 sq miles (108,430 sq km)
    (water) 178 sq miles (460 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 42,043 sq miles (108,890 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 22 departments; including Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, Chiquimula, El Progreso, Escuintla, Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Peten, Quetzaltenango, Quiche, Retalhuleu, Sacatepequez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Solola, Suchitepequez, Totonicapan and Zacapa
  • Horizontal Width: 232 miles (373 km) from Champerico, northeast to Puerto Barrios
  • Vertical Length: 280 miles (460 km) from San José, directly north to the border with Mexico

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (4) Honduras, Mexico, Belize, El Salvador
  • Geographic Center: 71 miles (114 km) NNE of Guatemala City at coordinates 15 30 N, 90 15 W
  • Highest Pt.: Volcan Tajumulco - 13,816 ft. (4,211 m)
  • Lowest Pt.: Pacific Ocean - 0 ft. (0 m)
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