Guatemala, located in Central America, is known for its mixed Mayan and Spanish culture and its ever-changing weather. The country’s capital is Guatemala City and it has a population of 13.8 million. There are a total of 23 languages spoken in Guatemala but the country’s official language is Spanish. The country suffers with extreme poverty, drug trafficking and corruption yet is none the less a popular tourist destination. The currency used is the Quetzal (GTQ).