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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: Daily MailWed, 30 Jul 2014 14:11:15 -0700
SEALY PROUD TO REPRESENT BELIZE

It is a strange-sounding situation but one which Katy Sealy made the most of after being asked to carry the flag of Belize last week at Celtic Park. In front of a packed stadium and millions of viewers across the world, the 23-year-old proudly led the ...   read full story


Publisher: San Francisco Bay ViewThu, 31 Jul 2014 20:00:00 -0700
The unholy alliance between Belize and Israel: A commentary for freedom

The unholy alliance between the Belizean governments both past and present with the occupiers of Palestinian land, the so-called state of Israel, is one of the biggest failures in Belize's foreign policy. It will surely go down as the disgraceful use ...   read full story


Publisher: FortuneFri, 25 Jul 2014 02:03:36 -0700
In Belize, a curiously common address among fishy stock deals

Some of the market's most noteworthy recent cases of questionable stock deals seem to be coming from a single floor in a single office building in Belize City, Belize. Two weeks ago, the Securities and Exchange Commission asserted in a lawsuit that two ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: BusinessweekThu, 24 Jul 2014 03:07:30 -0700
Searching for Cynk: The $6 Billion Penny-Stock Debacle, From Belize to Las ... read full story
Publisher: BloombergThu, 24 Jul 2014 09:15:46 -0700
Search for Cynk's $6B Leads to Shack in Belize read full story
Publisher: DealBreakerThu, 24 Jul 2014 13:55:51 -0700
There's Something Else Cynk Doesn't Have read full story


Publisher: The Guardian, BelizeThu, 31 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0700
Belize City Branch and New Services at National Bank of Belize

Prime Minister Barrow has announced that the National Bank of Belize will begin to accept deposits on September 1, 2014, as it is almost time to cut the umbilical cord and ease away from a dependence on Government financing. Over the next 18 months, ...   read full story

Belize Tweets

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From @OwnStLucia on Thu Jul 31 23:41:02 EDT 2014 RT @BelizeResortCMV: 10 Stunning photos from the Belize Barrier Reef http://t.co/iM5MFgTjwJ #belize #barrierreef #belizevacations #belizeph?
From @belizehub on Thu Jul 31 23:40:26 EDT 2014 Ten Reasons Why You Should invest in #Belize Real Estate http://t.co/BOXfVXsQVF
From @cahal_pech on Thu Jul 31 23:40:15 EDT 2014 Belize Photo of the day: Green Iguana http://t.co/qZ1qFpJQNd #belize #wildlife #iguanas
From @llilyMonts on Thu Jul 31 23:40:01 EDT 2014 Så er vi tilbage i Mexico efter nogle lækre dage i Guatemala og Belize ?? #hardetgodt#ferie#sommerferie#nyderlive... http://t.co/u4pJtmoUe5
From @BelizeResortCMV on Thu Jul 31 23:39:38 EDT 2014 Dive and snorkel with whale sharks in Belize http://t.co/G89qWRa9Xo #belize #whale #sharks
From @illchemist_ on Thu Jul 31 23:39:19 EDT 2014 ?@_Belize: I like dark.....chocolate??
From @snadymujic on Thu Jul 31 23:38:45 EDT 2014 Så er vi tilbage i Mexico efter nogle lækre dage i Guatemala og Belize ?? #hardetgodt#ferie#sommerferie#nyderlive... http://t.co/BthcpBMSdL
From @_Belize on Thu Jul 31 23:38:05 EDT 2014 I like dark.....chocolate
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From @joanasnsn on Thu Jul 31 23:37:38 EDT 2014 Så er vi tilbage i Mexico efter nogle lækre dage i Guatemala og Belize ?? #hardetgodt#ferie#sommerferie#nyderlive... http://t.co/dE2IewhiKU