posted by rfvv .
What does "Maya" mean? Is "Maya" a country? Are the Mayans still alive or aare they extinct? Where did they live?
All the articles linked here are good ones. They'll give you plenty of details about who the Mayans were, where they lived, what they are best known for, etc.
Keep in mind that the geographical area referred to currently is divided into several different countries: Guatemala, the southern part of Mexico, and others.