Guatemala City
Ciudad de Guatemala
—  City  —
Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción
Motto: "Todos somos la ciudad" (We are all the city)
Country United Confederation of Central America
Established 1776
 - Type Municipality
Population (1865 Estimate)
 - Total 65,000

Guatemala City, locally known as Guatemala or Guate, is the capital and largest city of the United Confederation of Central America. The city is located in the western part of the country, nestled in a mountain valley called, in Spanish, Valle de la Ermita. In 1865, it had a formal population of 65,000. Guatemala City is also the capital of the Province of Guatemala.