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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: MLSsoccer.comWed, 02 Sep 2015 11:33:45 -0700
Canada vs. Belize | CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Preview

Things are starting to get serious for Canada in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying, with CONCACAF's semifinal round getting underway in November. But before play begins in that group, Canada must first get past Belize in a home-and-home series. While the ...   read full story

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Publisher: AllSports.com.ghTue, 01 Sep 2015 21:52:30 -0700
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Publisher: Goal.comTue, 01 Sep 2015 14:22:30 -0700
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Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsTue, 01 Sep 2015 22:03:45 -0700
Jaguars Go Looking to Make History In Canada read full story
Publisher: Waking The Red (blog)Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Canada vs Belize World Cup Qualifier to be Shown on TLN read full story
Publisher: LoveFMWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:45:00 -0700
Belize's national football team heads to Canada read full story


Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorWed, 02 Sep 2015 04:26:15 -0700
Fico has neither account, nor company stake in Belize

SLOVAK Prime Minister Robert Fico and his wife do not have and have never had any banking accounts in Belize, and do not hold any stake and do not have managerial control in any company registered in Belize. Fico said so during a meeting held on the ...   read full story


Publisher: Regina Leader-PostWed, 02 Sep 2015 02:11:15 -0700
The magic of Belize

Steve and I are halfway into our Maya Reef Explorer tour with Pemberton, B.C.-based Island Expeditions, Belize adventure specialists. Earlier that day, the staff at our lodge in Crooked Tree Village (roughly an hour inland by car from Belize City ...   read full story


Publisher: Chicago TribuneMon, 31 Aug 2015 14:56:15 -0700
Morton Grove Civic Center to host Belize Tea and Cultural Celebration

The event, hosted by the Belize Culture and Heritage Association, celebrates the colonization and independence of Belize. In its eighth year, the event aims to educate residents on the history on the Central American country. Hot tea will be served ...   read full story

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