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Guatemala, Central America, North America

latitude: 15.7, longitude: -90.5
Browse map of Guatemala 15°42′00.00″ N, 90°30′00.00″ W
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Guatemala is a country in Central America, North America at latitude 15°42′00.00″ North, longitude 90°30′00.00″ West.
Flag of Guatemala Guatemala Mapping Project,
the home of Guatemala on the OpenStreetMap wiki.
Hello! Welcome to the project for mapping efforts in Guatemala!
You can find here national events, ongoing projects, map status and mapping guidelines, as well as links to other pages directly related to the mapping of Guatemala.
You may also find a list of contacts and mappers involved with the OpenStreetMap community in Guatemala.

This guide is being created in order to... (still pending)

Main Objectives

There already has been much data added to the map in Guatemala including the major highway network and main cities, but there is still much more work needed. Entire populated areas (towns and villages) are yet remaining to be mapped. Many minor roads, rivers and other easily visible on satellite imagery features all throughout the country that still need to be added to this project.

Data Entry

  • Points of Interest (POI)

To enter the POI's correctly, always refer to the proper tagging schemes and be sure to include the address as per the the following: - addr:street=* (ONLY add if you know the correct street name). - addr:housenumber - addr:full=* (Enter when other data is included, such as "zona" or "Km" - addr:city; addr:country are NOT necessary as these are already present within the administrative layers

  • Roads (highway)
  • Edificios (building)
  • Áreas (area)

Helpful Tools

We need to get more and better, up-to-date on-ground imagery in order to adequately map this country. YOU can help us accomplish this by using the Mapillary or KartaView apps, available for iOS and Android, which allow you to capture and upload geo-referenced images from any smartphone. These image sequences can be taken while on foot or while driving a car, bus, motorcycle or bicycle. Then, when uploaded, may be view through the website or directly on the OpenStreetMap editors.

You just need to follow a few basic rules to get good useful imagery and help us map to out this beautiful country.


Let's all join efforts and together make this interactive resource useful for all. Contact with us and become an active member of our local mapping community - where you may ask how we do things and learn more about our meetings and projects.

  • Telegram: Telegram @openstreetmapGT - The most active and direct way to chat about and get an immediate response to any local mapping questions.
  • Forum:

Active Editors

Please enter your username, (NOT YOUR NAME) here to be able to mark where you are working from when editing the Guatemala map. This is important to know in order for us to communicate with those nearby places in which there may be a specific doubt. This should make solving these issues much easier.

Also see

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Central America
México · Belize · Guatemala · Honduras · El Salvador · Nicaragua · Costa Rica · Panamá
South America
Brasil · Colombia · Venezuela · Ecuador · Perú · Bolivia · Paraguay · Chile · Argentina · Uruguay · Guyana · Suriname · Guyane française
The Caribbean
Cuba · Jamaica · Haiti · República Dominicana · Puerto Rico · British Virgin Islands · US Virgin Islands · Anguilla · Sint Maarten (NL) · St. Martin (FR) · St. Barthélemy · St. Eustatius · St. Kitts and Nevis · Antigua and Barbuda · Guadeloupe · Dominica · Martinique · St. Lucia · St. Vincent and the Grenadines · Barbados · Grenada · Trinidad and Tobago · Bonaire · Curaçao · Aruba
Iberian Peninsula
España · Portugal