Guatemala City


noun
  1. the capital of Guatemala, in the southeast: founded in 1776 to replace the former capital, Antigua Guatemala, after an earthquake; university (1676). Pop: 982 000 (2005 est)

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How to use Guatemala City in a sentence

  • During the two hundred and fifty years following the Conquest the country had three capitals in turn, all named Guatemala City.

  • The cities are modern; Guatemala City has tree-planted avenues, a beautiful plaza, electric lights, schools and churches.

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