Belize

Belize, formerly British Honduras, is the only country in with English as its official language. World class attractions include exploring the lush jungles with exotic plants and animals, deep sea fishing, swimming, snorkelling and diving in the Caribbean Sea with its attractive reefs, and visiting the Mayan ruins.

Popular Destinations

is the capital of Belize, nearer the geographic center of the country than Belize City. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is a district located in the west part of Belize. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is on the central coastline of Belize, and the location of the country's largest city, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the largest city in Belize. It is on a small peninsula protruding into the Sea. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

District is a district in the south east region of Belize. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the southernmost district in Belize, bordered by Guatemala to the West and South, and the Bay of Honduras and its offshore cayes to the East. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region consisting of Belize's administrative districts of Orange Walk and Corozoal. Photo: Fernando.tassone, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Belize

Latitude of center
17.19° or 17° 11' 24" north
Longitude of center
-88.68° or 88° 40' 48" west
Population
328,000
Elevation
226 feet (69 metres)
Capital
Area
8867 miles² (22,966 km²)
Currency
Dollar (BZD)
Phone code
501
Internet domain
.bz
Open­Street­Map ID
node 332779764
Geo­Names ID
3582678
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Belize
  • Achinese: Belize
  • Adyghe: Белиз
  • Afar: Beliz
  • Afrikaans: Belize
  • Akan: Beliz
  • Albanian: Beliza
  • Albanian: Belize
  • Amharic: ቤሊዘ
  • Amharic: ቤሊዝ
  • Arabic: Belize
  • Arabic: بليز
  • Aragonese: Belize
  • Armenian: Բելիզ
  • Arpitan: Belize
  • Asturian: Belice
  • Asturian: Belize
  • Atayal: Belize
  • Avaric: Belizea
  • Aymara: Wilisi
  • Azerbaijani: Beliz
  • Balinese: Bélize
  • Bambara: Belize
  • Bambara: Belizi
  • Bashkir: Белиз
  • Basque: Belize
  • Bavarian: Belize
  • Belarusian: Беліз
  • Belarusian: Бэліз
  • Bengali: বেলিজ
  • Bengali: বেলিয
  • Bhojpuri: बेलीज
  • Bishnupriya: বেলিজ
  • Bislama: Belize
  • Bosnian: Belise
  • Bosnian: Beliz
  • Breton: Belize
  • Bulgarian: Белиз
  • Bulgarian: Република Белиз
  • Burmese: ဘလိဇ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဘေလီဇ်
  • Catalan: Belize
  • Cebuano: Belize
  • Central Bikol: Belisa
  • Central Kurdish: بەلیز
  • Chavacano: Belice
  • Chechen: Белиз
  • Cherokee: ᏇᎵᏍ
  • Cheyenne: Belize
  • Chinese: Belize
  • Chinese: 伯利兹
  • Chinese: 伯利茲
  • Chinese: 貝里斯
  • Chuvash: Белиз
  • Cornish: Belisa
  • Crimean Tatar: Beliz
  • Croatian: Belize
  • Czech: Belize
  • Danish: Belize
  • Dhivehi: ބެލީޒު
  • Dimli (individual language): Beliz
  • Dotyali: बेलिज
  • Dutch: BLZ
  • Dutch: BZ
  • Dutch: Belize
  • Dzongkha: བེ་ལིཛ
  • Dzongkha: བེ་ལིཛ།
  • Eastern Mari: Белиз
  • Egyptian Arabic: بيليز
  • English: British Honduras
  • English: bz
  • English: 🇧🇿
  • Erzya: Белиз
  • Esperanto: BZ
  • Esperanto: Belizo
  • Estonian: Belize
  • Ewe: Belize
  • Ewe: Belize nutome
  • Extremaduran: Belici
  • Faroese: Belis
  • Fiji Hindi: Belize
  • Finnish: Belize
  • Finnish: Brittiläinen Honduras
  • French: BZ
  • French: Belize
  • French: Bélize
  • French: le Bélize
  • Fulah: Beliise
  • Gagauz: Beliz
  • Galician: Belice - Belize
  • Galician: Belice
  • Galician: Belize
  • Ganda: Belize
  • Georgian: ბელიზი
  • German: Belize
  • German: Britisch Honduras
  • Goan Konkani: Belize
  • Goan Konkani: बेलिझ
  • Greek: Μπελίζ
  • Greek: Μπελίσε
  • Guarani: Mbelise
  • Guarani: Velíse
  • Guianese Creole French: Béliz
  • Gujarati: બેલીઝ
  • Haitian: Beliz
  • Hakka Chinese: Belize
  • Hausa: Beliz
  • Hausa: Belize
  • Hebrew: בליז
  • Hindi: बेलिज
  • Hindi: बेलीज़
  • Hungarian: Beliz
  • Hungarian: Belize
  • Icelandic: Belís
  • Ido: Belize
  • Iloko: Belis
  • Inari Sami: Belize
  • Indonesian: Belize
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Belize
  • Interlingue: Belize
  • Irish: An Bheilís
  • Italian: Belize
  • Italian: Honduras Britannico
  • Jamaican Creole English: Biliiz
  • Japanese: ベリーズ
  • Javanese: Belis
  • Javanese: Belize
  • Kabiyè: Peliizi
  • Kabyle: Belize
  • Kalaallisut: Belize
  • Kalmyk: Белсин Орн
  • Kannada: ಬೆಲಿಜ್
  • Kannada: ಬೆಲೀಜ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Beliz
  • Kashmiri: बेलीज
  • Kazakh: Белиз
  • Khmer: បេលីហ្ស
  • Kikuyu: Belize
  • Kinyarwanda: Belize
  • Kirghiz: Белиз
  • Korean: 벨리즈
  • Kotava: Belizea
  • Kurdish: Belîze
  • Kurdish: بەلیز
  • Ladin: Belize
  • Ladino: Belize
  • Lao: Belis
  • Lao: ເບລິຊ
  • Latin: Beliza
  • Latvian: Beliza
  • Ligurian: Belize
  • Limburgan: Belize
  • Lingala: Belize
  • Lingala: Belizɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Beliz
  • Literary Chinese: 伯利茲
  • Lithuanian: Belizas
  • Livvi: Beliz
  • Lojban: beliz
  • Lombard: Belize
  • Low German: Belize
  • Lower Sorbian: Belize
  • Luba-Katanga: Belize
  • Luxembourgish: Belize
  • Macedo-Romanian: Belize
  • Macedonian: Белиз
  • Macedonian: Белизе
  • Macedonian: Британски Хондурас
  • Madurese: Belize
  • Maithili: बेलिज
  • Malagasy: Belize
  • Malagasy: Belizy
  • Malay: Belize
  • Malayalam: ബെലീസ്
  • Maltese: Belize
  • Maltese: Beliże
  • Manx: Yn Veleesh
  • Marathi: बेलिझे
  • Marathi: बेलीझ
  • Mazanderani: بلیز
  • Min Dong Chinese: Belize
  • Min Nan Chinese: Belize
  • Mingrelian: ბელიზი
  • Mongolian: Белиз
  • Moroccan Arabic: بيليز
  • Nauru: Berij
  • Neapolitan: Belize
  • Nepali: बेलिज
  • Newari: बेलिज
  • North Ndebele: Bhelize
  • Northern Frisian: Belize
  • Northern Sami: Belize
  • Norwegian: Belize
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Belize
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Belize
  • Novial: Beliz
  • Occitan (post 1500): Belize
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Belīs
  • Oriya: Belize
  • Oriya: ବେଲିଜ
  • Oriya: ବେଲିଜ୍
  • Oromo: Beliiz
  • Ossetian: Белиз
  • Pali: बेलीज
  • Pampanga: Belize
  • Pampanga: Belísi
  • Panjabi: ਬੇਲੀਜ਼
  • Papiamento: Belize
  • Persian: بلیز
  • Piemontese: Belis
  • Piemontese: Belize
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Beles
  • Polish: Belize
  • Portuguese: Belize
  • Pushto: Belize
  • Pushto: بېلیز
  • Quechua: Bilisi
  • Romanian: Belize
  • Romansh: Belize
  • Rundi: Belize
  • Russia Buriat: Белиз
  • Russian: Белиз
  • Rusyn: Беліз
  • Sakizaya: Belize
  • Samoan: Pelisi
  • Samogitian: Belėzos
  • Sango: Belîzi
  • Sanskrit: बेलीज
  • Santali: ᱵᱮᱞᱤᱡᱽ
  • Sardinian: Belize
  • Saterfriesisch: Belize
  • Scots: Belize
  • Scottish Gaelic: A' Beilìs
  • Scottish Gaelic: Beilise
  • Scottish Gaelic: Belìos
  • Serbian: Belize
  • Serbian: Белизе
  • Serbian: Белисе
  • Serbian: Британски Хондурас
  • Serbo-Croatian: Belize
  • Shan: မိူင်းပႄႇလိတ်ႈ
  • Shona: Belize
  • Sicilian: Belizi
  • Silesian: Belize
  • Sindhi: بيليز
  • Sinhala: බෙලීස්
  • Skolt Sami: Belize
  • Slovak: Belize
  • Slovenian: Belize
  • Somali: Belise
  • Somali: Belize
  • South Azerbaijani: بلیز
  • Spanish: Belice
  • Sundanese: Bélis
  • Swahili: Belize
  • Swati: IBhelizi
  • Swedish: Belize
  • Swiss German: Belize
  • Tagalog: Belis
  • Tagalog: Belise
  • Tagalog: Belize
  • Tajik: Белиз
  • Tamil: பலீஸ்
  • Tamil: பெலிஸ்
  • Tamil: பெலீசு
  • Tatar: Белиз
  • Telugu: బెలిజ్
  • Telugu: బెలీజ్
  • Tetum: Belize
  • Thai: ประเทศเบลีซ
  • Thai: เบลีซ
  • Tibetan: བེ་ལི་ཛི།
  • Tibetan: བེ་ལིཛ།
  • Tigrinya: ቤሊዘ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pelise
  • Tosk Albanian: Belize
  • Tunisian Arabic: بليز
  • Turkish: Belize
  • Turkmen: Belize
  • Udmurt: Белиз
  • Uighur: بېلىز
  • Ukrainian: Беліз
  • Ukrainian: Британський Гондурас
  • Upper Sorbian: Belize
  • Urdu: بیلائز
  • Urdu: بیلیز
  • Uzbek: Beliz
  • Venetian: Belize
  • Veps: Beliz
  • Vietnamese: Belize
  • Vietnamese: Bê-li-xê
  • Volapük: Belisän
  • Võro: Belize
  • Waray (Philippines): Belize
  • Welsh: Belize
  • Welsh: Belîs
  • Western Balochi: بلیز
  • Western Frisian: Belize
  • Western Mari: Белиз
  • Western Panjabi: بیلیز
  • Wolof: Beliis
  • Wu Chinese: 伯利茲
  • Yakut: Белиз
  • Yiddish: בעליז
  • Yiddish: בעליזע
  • Yoruba: Bẹ̀lísè
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bèlísẹ̀
  • Yue Chinese: 伯利茲
  • Zeeuws: Belize
  • Zhuang: Belize
  • Zulu: Belize
  • Zulu: i-Belize
  • Balize
  • Hueycopan
  • Huēyicopan

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