The flag of Guatemala was officially adopted in the 1871. The blue and white are the original colors used by the United Provinces of Central America. The coat of arm was adopted in 1968 and features the quetzal bird, a sacred symbol for Mayans, with the declaration of Indipendence.
Formal Country Name: Republic of Guatemala
Local Country Name: Republica de Guatemala
Capital City of Guatemala: Guatemala
Population of Guatemala: 13,314,079
Territory: 108,890 sq km