Coming from the north, Guatemala is the gateway to Central America, bordered by four countries.
This is the biggest neighbor and shares 950 km border. Throughout history, there was a dispute between the two governments in the region and the expansion of the division of the land, but the final agreement was signed in 1882.
The state of Chiapas is the one with the largest number of the control unit via the border with Guatemala and, interestingly, also share similar problems in the social and economic level. All this because of a shared history that dates back to the indigenous groups that dominated the region for centuries.
Currently, the two countries have good relations and part of Guatemala in Mexico for sightseeing or shopping is very fluid with different geographical locations.
Does Guatemala have a neighbor with a big problem at the moment, although it is not beyond the international and political movements. Belize is part of Mexico and then the United Kingdom belongs, until independence in 1981. Since then, Guatemala has a territorial dispute, and there is still a problem with the line current.
In the social and human aspects, there is no problem between Guatemala and Belizeans. Of course, language barriers and geographical location (many crossings are in the middle of the woods) inhibits a closer relationship.
The Motagua River marking the natural border between the two countries and has the distinction of hosting the only source of jade in the region. The eastern neighbors has always been a goal to participate in the mutual interest of both countries.
Guatemala has joined Honduras and El Salvador to the free trade agreements with Mexico, and other political efforts to promote the mark. Central America International
This is one of the neighboring southeast and highlighted the limits Guija Lake, which stretches 45 kilometers and has a variety of animals, most of them reptiles. Guatemala and El Salvador are similar in many respects culture throughout history, education and resources.
It is not uncommon for a working trip to the neighboring region for citizens of both countries and to learn, so the limit has a lot of people and vehicular traffic daily.