Question: What are 3 interesting facts about Guatemala?

What are 10 facts about Guatemala?

10 Guatemala Facts:Spanish is the Official Language of Guatemala. Tamajulco is the Highest Peak in Guatemala. UNESCO World Heritages Sites in Guatemala. The Importance of Agriculture. Is Chocolate from Guatemala? The Division of Guatemala. The Flag of Guatemala. Delicious Food in Guatemala.More items •5 Jun 2020

What is a fun fact about Guatemala?

The population of Guatemala today is more than 14 million people. Guatemala is the second-most populated country in both South and Central America. The Guatemalan currency is the Quetzal, and the U.S. dollar is also used. Approximately half of the Guatemalans living today are descendants of the ancient Mayans.

What did Guatemala invent?

The instant coffee process was invented in Guatemala by George Washington, an inventor, and businessman of Anglo-Belgian origin. 8. Do you like chocolate bars? The first ever chocolate bar was also invented in Guatemala during the Mayan times.

What is Guatemala favorite sport?

Football Football (soccer) is Guatemalas most popular sport. The national team competes internationally, and Guatemalan players figure prominently in clubs in other national leagues, especially those of Mexico and Uruguay.

What is a typical Guatemalan breakfast?

Breakfast -- The typical breakfast in Guatemala is quite simple, usually anchored by some scrambled or fried eggs and accompanied by refried red or black beans and corn tortillas. Empanadas, small, deep-fried pastries stuffed with meat or potatoes, are ubiquitous.

18 Most bars are open until 1 or 2am. Drinking Laws -- The legal drinking age in Guatemala is 18, although its almost never enforced. Liquor, everything from beer to hard spirits, is sold in specific liquor stores, as well as at most supermarkets and even convenience stores.

What time is dinner in Guatemala?

Guatemalans tend to eat three meals a day, in similar fashion and hours to North Americans. Breakfast tends to be served between 6:30 and 9am; lunch between noon and 2pm; and dinner between 6 and 10pm.

What is a typical Guatemalan dinner?

Corn, beans, rice, pork, beef, chicken, cheese, and tortillas form the backbone of most Guatemalan cuisine. Meat stews (caldos) and soups (sopas) are easily the most popular dishes among locals.

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