Guatemalan Quetzal

The currency of Guatemala is the Guatemalan quetzal. The quetzal has been the currency of Guatemala since 1925 and is named after the national bird of Guatemala, the resplendent quetzal. The quetzal is subdivided into 100 centavos and is one of the highest-valued currencies in the Americas. Guatemala's economy is based largely on agriculture and tourism, and the quetzal is pegged to the United States dollar.

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