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Guatemala Money: the Guatemala Quetzal

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Guatemala Money: the Guatemala Quetzal

Guatemala Money: the Guatemala Quetzal

Money in Guatemala:

The Guatemala Quetzal (GTQ): One unit of Guatemalan currency is called the quetzal. The Guatemala quetzal is divided into 100 centavos.

Exchange Rate:

The exchange rate of the Guatemala quetzal to the US dollar is approximately 8 to one, which means two quetzals are equal to a US quarter. For exact exchange rates, visit Yahoo! Finance.

History:

The Guatemala quetzal is named for the national bird of Guatemala, the emerald and red-colored Resplendent Quetzal.

Guatemala money tips:

The US dollar is widely accepted in the Guatemala's most touristy destinations.
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