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Facts about Belize

Administrative divisions: 6 districts; Belize , Cayo , Corozal , Orange Walk , Stann Creek , Toledo
Area: total: 22 ,966 sq km land: 22 ,806 sq km water: 160 sq km
Background: Belize was the site of several Mayan city states until their decline at the end of the first millennium A.D. The British and Spanish disputed the region in the 17th and 18th centuries; it formally became the colony of British Honduras in 1854. Territorial disputes between the UK and Guatemala delayed the independence of Belize until 1981. Guatemala refused to recognize the new nation until 1992. Tourism has become the mainstay of the economy. Current concerns include an unsustainable foreign debt , high unemployment , growing involvement in the South American drug trade , growing urban crime , and increasing incidences of HIV/AIDS.
Flag description: blue with a narrow red stripe along the top and the bottom edges; centered is a large white disk bearing the coat of arms; the coat of arms features a shield flanked by two workers in front of a mahogany tree with the related motto SUB UMBRA FLOREO (I Flourish in the Shade) on a scroll at the bottom , all encircled by a green garland
Capital: name: Belmopan geographic coordinates: 17 15 N , 88 46 W time difference: UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; very hot and humid; rainy season (May to November); dry season (February to May)
Currency code: Belizean dollar (BZD)
Ethnic groups: mestizo 48.7% , Creole 24.9% , Maya 10.6% , Garifuna 6.1% , other 9.7% (2000 census)
Geographic coordinates: 17 15 N , 88 45 W
Geography note: only country in Central America without a coastline on the North Pacific Ocean
Government type: parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: US 30.9% , Mexico 14.2% , Cuba 8.4% , Guatemala 7.9% (2007)
Internet country code: .bz
Land boundaries: 386 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 516 km border countries: Guatemala 266 km , Mexico 250 km
Languages: Spanish 46% , Creole 32.9% , Mayan dialects 8.9% , English 3.9% (official) , Garifuna 3.4% (Carib) , German 3.3% , other 1.4% , unknown 0.2% (2000 census)
Location: Central America , bordering the Caribbean Sea , between Guatemala and Mexico
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean
National holiday: Independence Day , 21 September (1981)
Nationality: noun: Belizean(s) adjective: Belizean
Natural hazards: frequent , devastating hurricanes (June to November) and coastal flooding (especially in south)
Population: 301 ,270 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 49.6% , Protestant 27% (Pentecostal 7.4% , Anglican 5.3% , Seventh-Day Adventist 5.2% , Mennonite 4.1% , Methodist 3.5% , Jehovah's Witnesses 1.5%) , other 14% , none 9.4% (2000)
Terrain: flat , swampy coastal plain; low mountains in south
Unemployment rate: 9.4% (2006)

Capital of Belize

Belmopan (click to view Belmopan map)

Places in Belize

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Belize. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Belize District (55 google map locations)
Cayo District (108 google map locations)
Corozal District (62 google map locations)
Orange Walk District (80 google map locations)
Stann Creek District (37 google map locations)
Toledo District (69 google map locations)

Random cities in Belize

Belmopan, the capital city of Belize.

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