Key: 7170  
Country:
Group: Latin America
Volume: 89
Issued: 1508 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

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Area - 108,889 sq.km; Population - 12,974,000; Capital - Guatemala City
A Republic in Central America, south of Mexico. Economy mainly based on
agriculture, exporting coffee and bananas.
Guatemala, one of the sites of the ancient Mayan civilization, was a Spanish
dominion until 1821, then part of the United States of Central America.
Independent since 1838, when the Union dissolved.
First stamps were issued in 1871. Most issues are Airmail stamps. Direct UPU
membership since August 1st, 1881. Annual output about 10.
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Inscriptions
GUATEMALA
REPUBLICA DE GUATEMALA

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GUATEMALA
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Currency
100 Centavos = 8 Reales = 1 Peso
100 Centavos de Quetzal = 1 Quetzal (1927)
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