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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: Cornell ChronicleThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:45:00 -0700
CIPA students raise money for Belize Zoo

If the Oct. 25 fundraising event was any indication, the Belize Zoo has a strong foothold in upstate New York. Nearly 100 people, including supporters from the Cornell Veterinary School, the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) and SUNY-Cortland ...   read full story


Publisher: DeKalb Daily ChronicleFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:30:00 -0700
St. John members on mission trip in Belize

Four members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) are in Belize laying the foundation for a Lutheran church there. Related Links. KC Honor Society inducts new members · Beaman to become pastor emeritus · Corned beef and ...   read full story


Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsTue, 28 Oct 2014 12:52:29 -0700
Remnants of former Tropical Storm Hanna heading for Belize

Tuesday, October 28, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The tropical system that was TD-9, then Tropical Storm Hanna, then a Tropical Depression again and now Invest 96L, just does not seem to want to go away. After going ashore on the ...   read full story

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Publisher: AccuWeather.comMon, 27 Oct 2014 06:07:01 -0700
Hanna May Redevelop as New Tropical Concerns Arise read full story


Publisher: NIU TodayThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:48:42 -0700
Stories about sports ? from Belize

Belizean Youth Sport Coalition Eight visitors from Belize will share global perspectives on Belizean athletes and coaches during a panel discussion from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center.   read full story

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