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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: WLS-TVFri, 05 Feb 2016 19:45:00 -0800
Dangers in Paradise: What Belize tourists aren't being told

In Central America, Belize is one of the fastest-growing destinations for Americans. Last year, a record quarter-million flew off to their rich beaches, offshore diving spots and inland jungles, teeming with wildlife along great hiking trails and ...   read full story


Publisher: Toronto StarFri, 05 Feb 2016 20:52:30 -0800
Belize is paradise for adventure travellers

He's planning a ?restorative? eco-resort off the coast of Belize to help address the country's eroding coastline, history of overfishing and deforestation. Blackadore Caye will offer conferences, courses and classes to educate people about conservation ...   read full story


Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsFri, 05 Feb 2016 21:12:36 -0800
Museum of Belize is 14

Today the museum celebrated its 14th anniversary. As usual, primary school kids were invited to celebrate with balloons and cupcakes but the Director of the Museum Sherilyne Jones told us that she hopes these kids will take away something meaningful ...   read full story


Publisher: Travel+LeisureThu, 04 Feb 2016 10:11:15 -0800
VIDEO: An Agritourism Trip to Belize

Tucked between a second-growth rainforest and a wildlife sanctuary in Belize lies the haven of Spanish Creek. Here, Mark Ellenby and Sol Tucker have created a 2,000-acre reserve?including a solar-powered farm cultivating one of the largest growths of ...   read full story

Belize Tweets

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From @vofnbelize on Sat Feb 06 10:16:05 EST 2016 PM Rowley to attend CARICOM Intersessional meeting in Belize: Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith ... https://t.co/DlFaXWq9Fi
From @TryTheSky on Sat Feb 06 10:15:41 EST 2016 N2 : B E L I Z E ? will be there in a few weeks swimming with sharks - whoa ! #travel #Belize #Caribbean #divers https://t.co/9lGAVCmJ1z
From @DiveTravel on Sat Feb 06 10:15:01 EST 2016 The Belize Aggressor III offers tasteful accommodation for a maximum of 18 guests in 8 Deluxe Suites ... https://t.co/mr4lczR1Ux
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From @sothebysrealty on Sat Feb 06 10:03:17 EST 2016 Extraordinary Property of the Day: Tranquil Retreat in San Pedro Town, Belize https://t.co/16Z4kPCr5J https://t.co/de6o2aOcXE
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From @PlacenciaBeach on Sat Feb 06 09:57:49 EST 2016 ? trphoto: Ospreys nest on the coral rubble at South Water Caye, #Belize #birds #ThisIsOurBelize (at... https://t.co/9clMs7QeCS
From @belizeoceanclub on Sat Feb 06 09:57:03 EST 2016 "We can't say enough about the warmth and hospitality of the staff at the Belize Ocean Club in Placencia." -... https://t.co/agDpOdZtYE
From @rmpilar on Sat Feb 06 09:54:34 EST 2016 RT @Visually: Belize Parasail https://t.co/Iw9l51rqnS #infographic