Belize Facts

Discover the wonders of Belize!

Flag of Belize
National Flag of Belize

Interesting facts about Belize

  • Official Name: British Honduras
  • Form of Government: Partiamentary System
  • GDP: 1.871 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Belmopan
  • Population: 383,071 (2018)
  • Official Languages: English
  • Currency: Belize dollar
  • Timezone: GMT+6
  • Area: 22,965 km²
  • Dialing Code: +501
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Paleozoic,ahal Pech,Victoria Peak
  • Major Rivers: Bladen Branch River,Boots River,Deep River,Golden Stream
  • Continent: North America
  • Border Countries: Belize is a country on the Caribbean coast of Central America, it is bounded on the north and part of the west by Mexico, on the south and the remainder of the west by Guatemala, and it shares maritime borders with Honduras.

Map of Belize

National Symbols of Belize

  • National Bird: Keel Billed Toucan
  • National Animal: Tapir
  • National Flower: Black Orchid
  • National Tree: Mahogany Tree