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Guatemala - officially the Republic of Guatemala - is a Central American country, limited to the west and north by Mexico, to the east by Belize, the Gulf of Honduras and Honduras and to the south by El Salvador and the Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Guatemala City, which is also its largest and most populated urban center.

Guatemala is located within the geographical area known as Mesoamerica. Within its territorial limits several cultures were developed. Among them, the Mayan Civilization was notable for achieving a complex social development. He excelled in several scientific disciplines such as architecture, writing, an advanced calculation of time through mathematics and astronomy. The Mayan calendar that according to historians, was more precise than the Gregorian calendar that we use today. They were hunters, farmers, they practiced fishing, domesticated animals such as turkeys and ducks; commuted in canoes to navigate the rivers and to travel to the nearby islands. They also excelled in painting, sculpture, jewelery and metallurgy of copper, wove cotton and agave fiber, developed the most complete writing system in pre-Hispanic America. Among the sports they practiced the ball game, which was more than a game was a ceremony.

There is a great diversity of climates in Guatemala. The climate in the central plateau is quite temperate, with an average of 15°C throughout the year. The climate of the coastal regions is of more tropical characteristics; the Atlantic coast is wetter than the Pacific, with a annual average temperature of 28.3°C. The rainy season occurs between May and November. The annual precipitation of the northern zone ranges between 1,525 mm and 2,540 mm; the city of Guatemala (Guatemala City), in the southern mountains, receives about 1,320 mm of annual average. Areas vary in their climate, elevation and landscape, so there are sharp contrasts between lowlands with a tropical, warm and humid climate, and high regions, peaks and valleys.
The climate is warm and humid on the Pacific coast, and the lowlands of Peten (although in the latter can be warm and dry), 125 while in the highlands and in the Cuchumatanes area the climate is cold mountain and is arid and warm in the most eastern areas.

The economy of Guatemala is the tenth Latin American level and the first in Central America. The largest sector in the Guatemalan economy is agriculture, with Guatemala being the largest exporter of cardamom in the world, the fifth largest exporter of sugar and the seventh largest coffee producer.
The tourism sector is the second generator of foreign exchange for the country, industry is an important branch of the Guatemalan economy and the services sector that year after year takes on greater importance, making the typical Guatemalan economy based on agriculture in an economy based on the provision of services.

La Aurora or Airport of Guatemala City, is located in zone 13 of the Capital. (Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción - Official name of Guatemala City) in Guatemala.
The airport has several ATMs, currency exchange, VIP lounges, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access for all its public. It also has restaurants, bars, local tax-free shopping, handicrafts and liquors. Primary services such as pharmacy and first aid room are available to the users.
Address: 9 Avenida 14-75 Zona 13 La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Central America, 01013, Guatemala - Phone: (+502) 2321-5000 - Website: dgac.gob.gt

Tour information: http://visitguatemala.com/descargas/folletos-guatemala

Source: https://es.wikipedia.org