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Quetzal (GTQ) is the currency in Guatemala

Facts about Quetzal

  • Country:
    Guatemala
  • Currency:
    Quetzal
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    GTQ
  • Short for the currency:
    Qg
  • Currency subunits:
    100 centavos

The quetzal is the currency used in Guatemala. The currency was introduced in 1925 and the name is derived from the national bird Quetzal. The currency is issued by the Banco de Guatemala - BDG in Guatemala City.

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Guatemala is a republic in Central America coastal lines to both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The countrys economy depends on farming and export of coffee, sugar and bananas.

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