Geography in Guatemala

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Guatemala

Geography in Guatemala


The continent: America
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Area in Guatemala


Surface area

108 890 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 106 in the world of 233 (54,94%); 19 place in America 50 (64%)

Land area

107 160 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 101 in the world of 230 (56,52%); 18 place in America 50 (66%)

Territorial waters

1 730 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 95 in the world of 153 (38,56%); 18 place in America 29 (41,38%)

Land use in Guatemala


Land area

107 160 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 101 in the world of 230 (56,52%); 18 place in America 50 (66%)

Agricultural land

35,40 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 107 in the world of 208 (49,04%); 14 place in America 42 (69,05%)
4,44 % (0,887 % annual) ↗
min: 24,69; max: 47,26; max-min: 22,56 (47,75%); mid: 35,97;
-0,571 (-1,61%)
37 938 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 96 in the world of 209 (54,55%); 15 place in America 42 (66,67%)
4,44 % (0,887 % annual) ↗
min: 26 460; max: 50 640; max-min: 24 180 (47,75%); mid: 38 550;
-612 (-1,61%)
0,237 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 132 in the world of 207 (36,71%); 22 place in America 42 (50%)
13,66 % (2,73 % annual) ↗
min: 0,237; max: 0,638; max-min: 0,402 (62,92%); mid: 0,437;
-0,201 (-84,85%)

Arable land

8,71 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 121 in the world of 206 (41,75%); 20 place in America 42 (54,76%)
28,09 % (5,62 % annual) ↗
min: 8,71; max: 18,09; max-min: 9,37 (51,82%); mid: 13,40;
-4,69 (-53,77%)
8 649 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 109 in the world of 206 (47,57%); 17 place in America 42 (61,90%)
38,29 % (7,66 % annual) ↗
min: 8 649; max: 14 000; max-min: 5 351 (38,22%); mid: 11 324;
-2 675 (-30,93%)
0,053 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 149 in the world of 206 (28,16%); 24 place in America 42 (45,24%)
53,41 % (10,68 % annual) ↗
min: 0,053; max: 0,267; max-min: 0,214 (80,16%); mid: 0,160;
-0,107 (-202,03%)

Forest area

33,03 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 101 in the world of 205 (51,22%); 29 place in America 43 (34,88%)
5,14 % (1,03 % annual) ↗
min: 33,03; max: 44,31; max-min: 11,27 (25,44%); mid: 38,67;
-5,64 (-17,06%)
35 400 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 206 (60,19%); 17 place in America 43 (62,79%)
5,14 % (1,03 % annual) ↗
min: 35 400; max: 47 480; max-min: 12 080 (25,44%); mid: 41 440;
-6 040 (-17,06%)
0,217 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 109 in the world of 204 (47,06%); 26 place in America 43 (41,86%)
16,64 % (3,33 % annual) ↗
min: 0,217; max: 0,518; max-min: 0,302 (58,22%); mid: 0,368;
-0,151 (-69,67%)

Terrestrial protected areas

31,77 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 28 in the world of 204 (86,76%); 7 place in America 42 (85,71%)
2,04 % (0,408 % annual) ↘
min: 25,93; max: 31,77; max-min: 5,84 (18,38%); mid: 28,85;
2,92 (9,19%)
34 218 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 202 (65,84%); 13 place in America 42 (71,43%)
0,0001954 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 202 (50,99%); 26 place in America 42 (40,48%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Guatemala


Length of land borders

1 667 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 166 (40,36%); 15 place in America 27 (48,15%)

Number of Neighbors

4 [?] (2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 164 (63,41%); 6 place in America 26 (80,77%)

Coastline

400 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 119 in the world of 191 (38,22%); 24 place in America 47 (51,06%)

Elevation in Guatemala


mean elevation

759 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 163 (73,62%); 7 place in America 28 (78,57%)

highest point

4 211 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 39 in the world of 232 (83,62%); 11 place in America 50 (80%)

Main parameters in Guatemala


Population

16 342 897 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 233 (71,67%); 10 place in America 50 (82%)
9,86 % (1,97 % annual) ↘
min: 4 127 555; max: 16 342 897; max-min: 12 215 342 (74,74%); mid: 10 235 226;
6 107 671 (37,37%)

Surface area

108 890 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 106 in the world of 233 (54,94%); 19 place in America 50 (64%)

Population density

152,51 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 230 (66,96%); 23 place in America 50 (56%)
9,86 % (1,97 % annual) ↘
min: 39,57; max: 152,51; max-min: 112,94 (74,06%); mid: 96,04;
56,47 (37,03%)

Population growth rate

2,02 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 216 (72,22%); 3 place in America 45 (95,56%)
6,54 % (1,31 % annual) ↗
min: 2,02; max: 2,83; max-min: 0,803 (28,40%); mid: 2,42;
-0,401 (-19,83%)

Surface area

0,666 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 77 in the world of 233 (67,38%); 24 place in America 50 (54%)
10,93 % (2,19 % annual) ↗
min: 0,666; max: 2,64; max-min: 1,97 (74,77%); mid: 1,65;
-0,987 (-148,16%)