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Motto: "Sub Umbra Floreo" (Laitin)
"In the shade I flourish"

Ryal anthem"God Save the Queen"
Location o Belize
Location o Belize
17°15′N 88°46′W / 17.250°N 88.767°W / 17.250; -88.767
Lairgest ceetyBelize Ceety
Offeecial leidsInglis
Ethnic groups
GovrenmentUnitary pairlamentary constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Colville Young
Dean Barrow
LegislaturNaitional Assembly
Hoose o Representatives
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
September 21, 1981
• Total
22,966 km2 (8,867 sq mi)[1][2] (151st)
• Water (%)
• 2015 estimate
• 2010 census
• Density
14.1/km2 (36.5/sq mi) (213t)
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
• Total
$3.028 billion[5]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
• Tot
$1.759 billion[5]
• Per capita
HDI (2014)Steady 0.715[6]
heich · 101st
CurrencyBelize dollar (BZD)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code501
ISO 3166 codeBZ

Belize (pronounced /bəˈliːz/ (deprecatit template)) (umwhile British Honduras) is a democratic constitutional monarchy, an the northrenmaist Central American naition. Belize haes a diverse society, comprisin mony culturs an leids. Awtho Kriol an Spaingie are spoken amang the population, Belize is the ae kintra in Central Americae whaur Inglis is the offeecial leid. Belize is bordered tae the north bi Mexico, sooth an wast bi Guatemala, an tae the east bi the Caribbean Sea.

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  1. Percentages add up tae mair nor 100% acause respondents war able tae identify mair nor ane ethnic origin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Belize". CIA World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. Belize Population and Housing Census 2010 (PDF) (Report). Statistical Institute of Belize. 2013. p. 70. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. "Mid-Year Population Estimates by Area and Sex 2008 - 2015". Statistical Institute of Belize. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  4. "Belize Population and Housing Census 2010: Country Report" (PDF). Statistical Institute of Belize. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Belize". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved April 18, 2013.
  6. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved December 14, 2015.