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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
Population241000
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: Breaking Belize NewsSun, 29 Mar 2015 17:17:53 -0700
Live Stream of FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Cayman Islands vs Belize

Looking for Internet marketing, social media presence and direct email exposure to a Belizean oriented market of over 100,000 individuals every month? The Belize Media Group is able to offer a marketing package that uses internet, social media and ...   read full story


Publisher: Ancient OriginsSat, 28 Mar 2015 17:11:15 -0700
Ancient Maya citadel discovered in Belize is an anomaly

Many centuries ago on the border of Belize and Guatemala, Maya people built a large city surrounded by a cultivated jungle garden that was home to around 20,000 people, which archaeologists call El Pilar. They had large structures, including palaces ...   read full story


Publisher: Portsmouth NewsMon, 30 Mar 2015 04:07:57 -0700
Soldiers learn the laws of the jungle in tough Belize exercise

Private Jason Owens, from Havant, takes up an overwatch fire position on an army exercise in the Jungle of Belize. A Company, Second Battalion The Prince of Wales Royal Regiment have been training to live, fight and survive in the jungles of Central ...   read full story


Publisher: Longview News-JournalSat, 28 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0700
ETBU students spend break in Belize

"Eight 'ETBUers' traveled outside Punta Gorda in the Toledo district of Belize to a small village," said Lisa Seeley, ETBU's director of the Great Commission Center. "This district is one of the poorest areas in Belize. The village of 168 people has no ...   read full story

Belize Tweets

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From @V_RT_ on Mon Mar 30 10:02:00 EDT 2015 What killed the Maya? 'Blue Hole' offers clues http://t.co/qBrJwKgEXL //feeds.feedburner.com/~r/rss/edition_world/~4/byiALTDEX1s
From @CTaylorBirder on Mon Mar 30 10:01:54 EDT 2015 Birding in Belize with Eagle Optics and Swarovski Optik - back at Crooked Tree, Belize. A? https://t.co/Jd79sNGWPY
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