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Complete details about Belize in North America with capital city Belmopan

Country NameBelize (Belize)
Country CodeBLZ
Capital CityBelmopan
ContinentNorth America
RegionCentral America
Independence Year1981
Surface Area22696.0
Life Expectancy70.9 years
GNP630.0 (old 616.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

English [official]     (50.8%)
Garifuna     (6.8%)
Maya Languages     (9.6%)
Spanish     (31.6%)

Major Cities

Belize City, Belize City     (population 55810)
Belmopan, Cayo     (population 7105)

Belize's most recent News and Stories

Publisher:, 28 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700
Want to live the Caribbean dream? You'd better believe in Belize

Bordered by the Caribbean, Guatemala and Mexico with a population of 330,000, Belize is around 10 times the size of Luxembourg and is ranked by the Caribbean Tourism Organization as one of the region's fastest growing tourist destinations. Property ...   read full story

Publisher: Huffington PostWed, 27 Aug 2014 13:26:15 -0700
Making Friends and Enjoying an Active Social Life in Belize

We hoped that would change when we moved to Ambergris Caye, Belize--though we worried that by basing ourselves on a small island we might be in for a limited social circle. And what if it didn't suit us? It was a big unknown. Well, we've been surprised ...   read full story

Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsWed, 27 Aug 2014 18:52:30 -0700
The 15 Most Romantic Belize Resorts

Wedged between Mexico and Guatemala and facing the Caribbean Sea lies Belize, a country prized by locals and tourists alike for its beautiful coastlines, tropical jungles and impressive resorts. These getaways from the hustle of everyday life are the ...   read full story

Publisher: PreventionWeb (press release)Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:33:45 -0700
Towards a climate resilient Belize

?This project will enable Belize to implement mitigation and adaptation strategies in the war against this global threat as it relates to the negative effects on Belize's economic growth and welfare of its present and future generations,? said ...   read full story

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