Jocelyn Hassing

Capital City: Guatemala City

Currency: Guatemalan Quetzal

Exchange Rate: 1 USD = 7.83 quetzals

Three Largest Cities: Guatemala City, Mixco, and Villa Nueva

Exports: Coffee, Bananas, Sugar, Petroleum, and Cloth

Imports: Fuels, transports, and machinery

Points of interest include The National Palace, the headquarters for the President of Guatemala, also known as 'Kilometro Cero' because it is the origin of all roads in the area.

The National Palace

Next is Lake Atitlán, the deepest lake in Central America. It is shaped by 3 volcanoes on it's southern side.

Lake Atitlán

Lastly, there is Pacaya, an active volcano, which after being dorment for over a century, erupted in 1965 and has been active ever since then.

Below are some pictures my dad took while stationed in Guatemala. Enjoy!

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