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Guatemala: World Factbook, 2009[1]


108,889 sq km


13,276,517 (July 2009)


Spanish 60%, Amerindian languages 40% (23 officially recognized Amerindian languages, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, and Xinca)


Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Mayan beliefs


Mestizo (mixed Amerindian-Spanish - in local Spanish called Ladino) and European 59.4%, K'iche 9.1%, Kaqchikel 8.4%, Mam 7.9%, Q'eqchi 6.3%, other Mayan 8.6%, indigenous non-Mayan 0.2%, other 0.1% (2001 census)[1]

Groups Associated with MWC

4 (2006)[2]

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

6,966 (2006)[2]

Guatemala is a country in Central America with a population of 13,276,517 (July 2009 estimate).[1] It is bordered by Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, and Mexico. In 2006 there were four organized Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 6,966 total members.[2]

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Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there were four Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Guatemala, as well as other independent or unaffiliated groups:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Guatemala on Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Guatemala," CIA World Factbook. (accessed 7 August 2009).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. (accessed 5 August 2009).