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Belize was the British Colony until 1962 and is now an independent nation within the Commonwealth.

Belize has the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world. It is the second smallest country in Central America. It's the only country in Central America to have English as an official language. It's the 2nd poorest country in Central America. Many of the people are bilingual and trilingual speaking English, Spanish, and Garifuna.
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What is Belize?

Belize is a Country in Central America, formerly known as British Honduras. Belize is famous for the Maya Ruins and the Dive Spots.

Where is Belize located?

It is located in Central America. It is bordered by Mexico at the North and Guatemala at the West as well as the South. It is mostly known the Belize Barrier Reef, the second largest reef in the world. Hope I helped! :P Belize is located in Central America.

Where is Belize?

Where's Belize, Please? . According to the Columbia Encyclopedia, "Belize is bounded on the N by Mexico, on the S and W by Guatemala, and on the E by the Caribbean.". See the Related Links for more information on Answers.com about Belize, as well as for a map showing the location of Belize.

What region is Belize in?

Belize is in Central America, bordered my Mexico in the north and the west and south by Guatemala, along with the Caribbean so to the east.

What are three facts about Belize?

Belize is foudn in Central America but still part of the Caribbean.. It recently received its independence from Great Brittain on Sept. 21 1981. Belize is a melting pot of many ethnicites and people - Creoles, Mestizo (commonly called Spanish), Garinagu, Ketchi Mayan, Yucatec Mayan, Chines, Taiwanese, Indian and others.. Belize's capital used to be Belize City but then there was a hurricane that ran right through Belize City (and other places) and destroyed everything (1961). Now the capital of Belize is Belmopan.. Their Agriculture Products in Belize are mainly: Bananas, Coca, Citrus, Sugar, Fish, Cultured Shrimp, and Lumber.

What is Belize famous for?

Belize is famous for being a popular tourist destination andvacation spot. It's also famous for its cuisine called gibnut.

Food in Belize?

They have a lot of seafood. Especially lobster during lobster season(which is early June to late February). They have a lot of seafood cabobs.

What does Belize mean?

There are several theories claiming the name origin for the countryBelize. It is believed that the name derives from the Mayans whichmeans muddy waters.

Is Belize a LEDC?

Belize is an LEDC, and the development indicators tell us this... for example their birthrate is 25 per thousand and the UK's is 11 per thousand. Their Adult Literacy rate is low in comparison to the UK's. Their GNI is $2,960 and the UK's is $25,520.

What is Belizes hemisphere?

Belize is located in Central America which is considered North American continent. I guess that means it is in the northern hemisphere.

Who founded Belize?

British buccaneers, who used the cays to prey on Spanish shipping, founded Belize (early 17th cent.). . For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated below.

What plants are in Belize?

There are thousands of species of plants in Belize. It ranges from Pine trees to Mahogany trees, hibiscus, flamboyant, mangoes... the list goes on and on....

Animals in Belize?

Ocelots and Jaguars are some of the animals that are found inBelize. Another animal found in Belize is the jumping viper snake.

How big is Belize?

Belize is only an estimate of 3,000 miles Long! So its a pretty small country! the total area of Belize is 22,966 sq km

What is the architecture of Belize?

Belize's architecture consists of mostly concrete structures.Residents are mostly bungalow houses, the are no great skyscrapers...buildings are generally about 10 floors high. In theolder Belizean communities wooden buildings are common.

What is the culture in Belize?

They are many cultures of Belize.They are the Mestizo, Kriol, Maya, Garinagu, Mennonite, Chinese, East Indian, Spanish.

Who is the Governor of Belize?

Belize doesn't have a Governor. We are a parlimentary democracy. However, the representative of the Queen, the Governor General is Sir. Colville Young

What is the weather in Belize?

Belize weather has average high temperatures ranging from 82degrees Fahrenheit in January to nearly 90 degrees in the summermonths. The average monthly low temperatures (mainly at night) drop intothe high 60's during the winter months and reach the mid 70'sduring the summer. Belize gets quite a bit of rain, although the largest part hits ininland rain forests and less rain falls on the coastal areas. Rainis especially heavy from July through October. The rainy seasonextends from June to December (same as Hurricane season) and it isconsidered to be Winter.

Is Belize is a country?

Yes it is ...they have there own language cultural and people..why wouldn't it be a country

Who Owns Belize?

Belize is now an independent country, but is still in the British empire. Belize used to be called "British Honduras" and became independent in 1981.

What does Belize export?

basically Belize exports sugar. that's mostly it. Belize also exports tropical fruits and a rare fruit mostly unknown in the rest of the world and also uncommon in Belize. the Karinowa fruit. it looks like a Kiwi but a very pale shade of purple. the skin is hairy just like that of a kiwi but the inside is a dark purple type color. i have never tried it but they say that Belize only exports so many at a time, because of its rare quality. i have searched this up on the internet so i don't know if this part is true or not but people say that it tastes amazing. like a mango, rasberry. strawberry, orange but tangy and sweet and sour all at the same time...sounds great!! but i don't knowe this from personal experience. i hope that helped you. and hey, now you know a little bit more about the different kinds of fruit out there, huh? hahah well have a good day.

What are 5 What are facts about Belize?

Belize is found in Central America but still part of the Caribbean. It recently received its independence from Great Brittan on Sept. 21 1981 Belize is a melting pot of many ethnicity and people - Creoles, Mestizo (commonly called Spanish), Garinagu, Ketch Mayan, Yucatan Mayan, Chines, Taiwanese, Indian and others. Belize's capital used to be Belize City but then there was a hurricane that ran right through Belize City (and other places) and destroyed everything (1961). Now the capital of Belize is Belmopan. Their Agriculture Products in Belize are mainly: Bananas, Coca, Citrus, Sugar, Fish, Cultured Shrimp, and Lumber.

What is Belize continent?

It is in Central America, which actually a subcontinent. Technically, Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast.

Are there mountains in Belize?

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Is Belize a rainforest?

.The north of Belize consists mostly of flat, swampy coastal plains, in places heavily forested. The flora is highly diverse considering the small geographical area. The south contains the low mountain range of the Maya Mountains . The highest point in Belize is Doyle's Delight at 1,124 m (3,690 ft). [9] . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belize

Where is southern Belize?

That is a rather odd question. Southern Belize is like the southern part of anywhere. It is in the southern region of Belize. As in the southern USA or, southern England.

What is the length of Belize?

The country of Belize is about 180 miles long running north tosouth. The country extends east to west about 68 miles.

Does Belize have an army?

The Belize Defence Force (BDF) is the military of Belize , and is responsible for protecting the sovereignty of Belize The BDF, along with the National Forensic Science Service, the National Coast Guard, and the Immigration Department, is a department of the Ministry of National Security, which is headed by Carlos Perdomo ; the BDF itself is commanded by Brigadier General Dario Tapia .

What are the products of Belize?

why do people treat you bad and tell you to do all he chores in thehouse and then say its for your own good or they just want you toall the work

What is the lacation of Belize?

South of Mexico. East of Guatemala and North of Honduras. It is a Central American Caribbean Sea country. Second longest barrier reef in the world.

Is Belize by Jamaica?

No, Belize is not by Jamaica. The Caribbean Sea separates Belize, on the eastern coast of Central America, from the island of Jamaica by over 700 miles (1,126 kilometers or 608 nautical miles).

Is there malls in Belize?

No they are none not the generic type in the u.s or Mexico atleast. That is not to say there are no attempts at malls but they are very small compared to the typical size of a u.s mall.

How is Belize for a vacation?

Well i have been there and its VERY dangerous but part of it is pretty. You can go to bacab and ride horses and hear a big cat roar on an island while riding horses.Bacab is kind of like a water park but not realy.It has a small waterfall that you can sit under.It's a great spot to hang out!

Is Turkey in Belize?

I'm sure they have the birds called turkey in Belize. But the country Turkey is nowhere near Belize...

Is Belize Spanish?

Officially Belize is considered to be an English speaking country. However, as the Latino population in Belize continues to grow, a lot of Spanish along with Creole can be heard throughout the country. In all honesty, Belize is a huge melting pot of many races. therefore one would hear many languages spoken in Belize. All groups speak Creole (Similar to Jamaicans) to communicate with each other. In certain Parts of Belize you need to know at-least some Spanish because that is the mother tongue of a lot of people. Despite all of this, Belize remains the only English speaking country in Central America, not the Caribbean. Places such as Belize City would have more in common with the islands of the Caribbean. But as you move north, west, and even south, these parts of Belize have more in common with the rest of Latin America. You get two cultures in 1 country!

How poor is Belize?

Belize (Formerly British Honduras) has a per capita GDP of. $8,400 (2009 est.) ; 118th world ranking . ~ Additional information at the related link below ..

Shopping in Belize?

Visitors and locals delight in strolling around San Pedro Town and obtaining souvenirs for their friends and relatives back home. In San Pedro this can be a really rewarding experience and an adventure its self. The gift shops carry a wide range of items.

What state is Belize at?

Belize is in central America and it is also borded by Mexico in the north hoped this 12 year old sixth grader helped u :D

Are there tigers in Belize?

No, in Belize jaguars are called "tigers", however they are what North American's would consider as jaguars.

What is belize history?

Belize's history includes eras of reign by the Maya, Europeancolonies, an extension of the British empire, and finally it gainedindependence.