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Belize
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Sub Umbra Floreo" (Laitin)
"In the shade I flourish"
Anthem: "Laund o the Free"

Ryal anthem"God Save the Queen"
Caipital Belmopan
17°15′N 88°46′W / 17.250°N 88.767°W / 17.250; -88.767
Lairgest ceety Belize Ceety
Offeecial leids Inglis
Ethnic groups (2010[1][note 1])
Demonym Belizean
Govrenment Unitary pairlamentary constitutional monarchy
 •  Monarch Elizabeth II
 •  Govrenor-General Colville Young
 •  Prime Meenister Dean Barrow
Legislature Naitional Assembly
 •  Upper hoose Senate
 •  Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
Unthirldom
 •  frae the Unitit Kinrick September 21, 1981 
Aurie
 •  Tot 22,966 km2[1][2] (151st)
8,867 sq mi
 •  Watter (%) 0.7
Population
 •  2015 estimate 368,310[3]
 •  2010 census 324,528[4]
 •  Density 14.1/km2 (213t)
36.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2015 estimate
 •  Tot $3.028 billion[5]
 •  Per capita $8,321[5]
GDP (nominal) 2015 estimate
 •  Total $1.759 billion[5]
 •  Per capita $4,834[5]
HDI (2014) Steady 0.715[6]
heich · 101st
Siller Belize dollar (BZD)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
Drives on the right
Cawin code 501
Internet TLD .bz

Belize (pronounced /bəˈliːz/ ( listen)) (umwhile British Honduras) is a democratic constitutional monarchy, an the northrenmaist Central American naition. Belize haes a diverse society, comprisin mony culturs an leids. Although Kriol an Spainyie 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 (Report). Statistical Institute of Belize. 2013. p. 70. http://www.sib.org.bz/Portals/0/docs/publications/census/2010_Census_Report.pdf. 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.