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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
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: The Wilson Times (subscription)Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:56:15 -0700
Dental office staff helping out in Belize

Williford would like to see visits by local dental professionals once a year in Belize to continue the dental services. She hopes other offices will get involved as well and volunteer to help out and provide care."We hope to be able to keep sustaining ...   read full story

Publisher: Air Force LinkTue, 22 Jul 2014 13:26:15 -0700
Air Forces Southern medics arrive in Belize to facilitate obstetrics course

(AFNS) -- Three international health specialists and three nongovernmental organization personnel supporting the 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, or AFSOUTH, arrived in Belize recently to facilitate the Global Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics ...   read full story

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Publisher: DVIDSTue, 22 Jul 2014 10:37:30 -0700
AFSOUTH medics arrive in Belize to facilitate obstetrics course read full story

Publisher: GizmagTue, 22 Jul 2014 21:52:30 -0700
Drones take flight over Belize coastline to monitor illegal fishing activity

Unsustainable fishing in Belize has placed growing pressure on local anglers and the country's celebrated coral reef systems. Decades of decline has led to the introduction of catch limits and even the European Union blacklisting seafood imports from ...   read full story

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Publisher: Newswise (press release)Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:44:13 -0700
Wildlife Conservation Society Helps Safeguard Belize's Barrier Reef with ... read full story
Publisher: GristTue, 22 Jul 2014 16:37:30 -0700
Will drones save the rhinos? Some conservationists say it's launch time read full story

Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsTue, 22 Jul 2014 21:52:30 -0700
International black professionals to visit Belize

Starting next week, professionals of African descent from around the world descend on the Jewel and the Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City to discuss the problems of black people and potential solutions. Co-organizer of the event, Emerson Guild, ...   read full story

Belize Tweets

From @RadioEnEspanol on Wed Jul 23 18:00:32 EDT 2014 #CopaUNCAF #Panama 2 - #Belize 0. Final. Felicidades canaleros.
From @EverywhereTrip on Wed Jul 23 18:00:10 EDT 2014 Abandoned Dock in Mangrove Trees in Caye Caulker, Belize
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From @BelizeResortCMV on Wed Jul 23 17:59:54 EDT 2014 Did you know that Placencia has the narrowest street in the world? Find out more here: #placenciabelize #belizetravel
From @KolaBoof on Wed Jul 23 17:59:47 EDT 2014 Belize is absolutely beautiful, yes. The islands are amazing. @LeeSoze
From @raulito_PTY on Wed Jul 23 17:59:29 EDT 2014 @rpctvpanama grande x estar ganandole a Belize jajajajajaja dejen de vender humo
From @Wireman on Wed Jul 23 17:59:12 EDT 2014 Are you listening, Jersey, Isle of Man, Belize, Caymans, BVI? #UNICEF
From @belizehub on Wed Jul 23 17:58:32 EDT 2014 Mountain Pine Ridge is one of the top nature reserves to visit in Cayo #Belize
From @manuLrios on Wed Jul 23 17:58:20 EDT 2014 RT .@fepafut #Panama vence 2-0 a #Belize y clasifica al Pre-Mundial Sub-20 de la @CONCACAF que se jugará en Jamaica del 9 al 24 Enero 2015
From @SoyHelvetica on Wed Jul 23 17:58:18 EDT 2014 Rajado que mis mejores recuerdos con @Lonchs involucran una gran hartada o una gran borrachera. O ambas, como Belize 2013.
From @larubeya on Wed Jul 23 17:58:07 EDT 2014 Quintessential Belize #belize #travel #placencia
From @postkneejerk on Wed Jul 23 17:57:32 EDT 2014 Belize: Felix Brothers Freed_
From @Brennan_Alex on Wed Jul 23 17:57:28 EDT 2014 RT @BrennanBen: Belize has got no tarmac roads? Unbelizeable
From @MIABUELOF on Wed Jul 23 17:56:55 EDT 2014 @Tomas_ESPN panama sumó 12 puntos en el tprneo clasificatorio sub-20 al ganarle 2x0 a Belize en el 2o. Juego llega Nicaragua...CRC
From @emrose825 on Wed Jul 23 17:56:23 EDT 2014 ?#lebeha #belize?