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A city in the western highlands of Guatemala, Quezaltenango is set against the backdrop of volcanoes dominated by Santa Maria with its active lava dome. Locals refer to the city as "Xela" (shell-ah), which is an abbreviation of the its original K'iche' Maya name. A popular place for tourists to hang out whilst working on their Spanish language skills, it's also the perfect place to base yourself if wanting to hike the surrounding region such as the 3-day trek to Lago de Atitlan. Quezaltenango has managed to retain its traditional character and is the 2nd largest city in the country with a population of about 224,703 residents sipping coffee in sidewalk cafes, checking out its neoclassical buildings or running to a coworking venue to get creative.
Guatemala actually has a lot to offer innovative startups especially those in the telecoms field, as Guatemala ranks 1st in mobile network coverage according to the World Economic Forum. It has a large population and a talent pool of programmers and developers for hire. The country's geographical location gives it access to 2 oceans and seaports plus it has a time zone that puts it in a strategic position for import/export and outsourcing. Its cost of living is cheaper than American and European alternatives plus entrepreneurs will find a creative hub happening with a can-do attitude. It has an unreserved market creating plenty of opportunities and the amazing weather is another lure.
Coworking in Guatemala may give you a few hurdles to get over, but you will be sitting in one of the most beautiful countries where your imagination is your only limitation.
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