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Guatemala (GPS: 15 30 N, 90 15 W) located in Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize. The country’s area measurements are total: 108,889 sq km; land: 107,159 sq km, water: 1,730 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Pennsylvania. The total irrigated land is 3,375 sq km (2012).
One of Guatemala’s essential features: Despite having eastern and western coastlines (the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, respectively), there are no natural harbors on the west coast. Guatemala is one of the countries along the Ring of Fire, a belt of active volcanoes and earthquake epicenters bordering the Pacific Ocean. Up to 90% of the world’s earthquakes and some 75% of the world’s volcanoes occur within the Ring of Fire.