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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: Channel 7 Daily NewsTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:18:45 -0700
Guat And Belize Foreign Ministers Hold Joint Press Conference With OAS

For the past 2 weeks, the local news has been dominated by the discussion of the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute, and in particular, the heated discussions about the forward operating base that the Coast Guard wants to put on Sarstoon Island in ...   read full story

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Publisher: LoveFMMon, 27 Jul 2015 19:15:00 -0700
?Group of Friends? Convenes in Belize read full story
Publisher: channel5belizeMon, 27 Jul 2015 21:41:15 -0700
Guatemalan FM in Belize read full story


Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:18:45 -0700
Belize Will Play Canada in World Cup Qualifier

Belize will play Canada in Round Three of the World Cup Qualifiers. That's the outcome of a draw which was held on Saturday in Russia. It puts Belize in Group A - which is very tough with Mexico, Honduras and the winner of El Salvador and Curacao.   read full story

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Publisher: channel5belizeMon, 27 Jul 2015 20:11:15 -0700
?.Needs Your Help To Compete read full story


Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:18:45 -0700
Uxbenka, the Wider Plan

On Friday's News, we showed you our interview with Dr. John Morris, the Director of NICH's Institute of Archaeology. He told the press that Creole Belizean Rupert Myles destroyed a portion of the Uxbenka Archaeological Site in the Mayan Village of ...   read full story


Publisher: Toronto SunSat, 25 Jul 2015 10:03:45 -0700
Canada draws Belize in next round of World Cup qualifying

Canada will face Belize in the next round of World Cup qualifying. The first leg will be played Sept. 4 at BMO Field in Toronto with the second leg set for Sept. 8 in Belize. Canada is 2-0 against Belize, winning a World Cup qualifying series 8-0 on ...   read full story

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Publisher: Waking The Red (blog)Sat, 25 Jul 2015 10:26:15 -0700
Canada Draw Belize, Group of Death in World Cup Qualifying read full story
Publisher: TSNSat, 25 Jul 2015 09:24:39 -0700
Canada draws Belize in World Cup qualifying read full story

Belize Tweets

From @PathosMag on Tue Jul 28 11:18:39 EDT 2015 The Pathos team is headed to Belize today! ??stay tuned for travel fun! #summertravel #
From @RelaxInNetwork on Tue Jul 28 11:17:34 EDT 2015 RelaxInBelize: cahal_pech: Celebrate the 12-Ways of Christmas Here in Belize! http://t.co/1iutFeKR1p #travel #vacations #sanignacio
From @EU_UNGeneva on Tue Jul 28 11:17:30 EDT 2015 RT @MimicaEU: Story of empowering girls in #Belize - gender aspects need to be integrated into all development activities http://t.co/EGTBe?
From @JHopson26 on Tue Jul 28 11:16:33 EDT 2015 RT @adriiiiiortiz: My mom's already planning our Belize trip for next summer.
From @Kaana_Belize on Tue Jul 28 11:16:20 EDT 2015 Vote For Ka?ana in the World Travel Awards http://t.co/5mQYh7VEb6 #traveltuesday #Belize
From @nahim_abuxapqui on Tue Jul 28 11:15:46 EDT 2015 San Pedro, Belize #photoart #photograph #photographer #photowall #natureart #naturelovers #naturaleza? https://t.co/tMILlvxpPh
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From @BackurBot on Tue Jul 28 11:14:31 EDT 2015 RT @OceanicSociety: You can help continue our research on dolphins, manatees, plastic pollution and more in Belize http://t.co/tqk9cAu60t h?
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From @Belize_Baby on Tue Jul 28 11:13:23 EDT 2015 Hey beautiful ppl.. GOOD morning to you..
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