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Famous Belizeans

Belize's Information

Flag of Belize
Land Area 22,806 km2
Water Area 160 km2
Total Area 22,966km2 (#147)
Population 353,858 (#176)
Population Density 15.52/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (National Assembly) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $3.09 Billion
GDP Per Capita $8,200
Currency Dollar (BZD)
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People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A - B

  • Milton Arana author
  • Dean Oliver Barrow politician
  • Raymond Barrow attorney, poet
  • Clifford Betson unionist
  • Leo Bradley poet, author, historian
C - E
  • Sir Henry Edney Conrad Cain career government public service
  • Tanya Carter singer
  • Nadia Catouse actress
  • Delvin "Pen" Cayetano artist, musician
  • Zelma "Zee" Edgell author, educator
  • Zoila Ellis-Browne poet, author
  • Manuel Esquivel political leader
G - J
  • George Seymour Gabb sculptor, artist, playwright, poet
  • Eduardo Garcia artist
  • Alice Gibson social worker, educator
  • Aston Gill cyclist
  • Melonie Gillett singer
  • Phillip Goldson editor, activist, politician
  • Dame Elmira Minita Gordon first woman governor-general
  • Samuel Alfred Haynes soldier, songwriter
  • Felicia Hernandez educator, author
  • Evan Hyde journalist
  • Marion Jones gold medal olympic track runner
L - N
  • Ludwig Lightburn boxer
  • James Sullivan Martinez poet
  • Nigel Miguel basket player
  • Curvin Mitchell artist
  • Dr. Corinth Morter-Lewis educator
  • Said Wilbert Musa attorney, politician
  • Paul Nabor musician
  • Dr. Joseph O. Palacio anthropologist
  • Milton "Milt" Palacio basketball player (born in California)
  • Vivien Andy Palacio musician
  • Wilfred Peters musician, band leader
  • Arlie Petters mathematical physicist, educator
  • Ncholas Pollard, Sr. politician, trade union leader
  • George Cadle Price first prime minister, "father of the nation"
R - W
  • Herman "Chico" Ramos musician
  • Reginald Colin Rowley actor
  • Antonio Soberanis labor activist
  • Leo Vasquez artist
  • John Alexander Watler journalist, author, storyteller
  • Sir Colville Norbert Young author, politician
  • Nelson Young artist
  • C. Vann Woodward historian, author
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Belize Trivia

What Languages Are Spoken in Belize?

English and Spanish are the most widely spoken languages in Belize, and bilingualism is very common in the country.

What Languages Are Spoken In Belize?

Where is Belize?

Belize is a country located in Central America.

Fun Facts about Belize

Who are the Ecoregions of Belize?

Belize has seven ecoregions: the Peten-Veracruz Moist Forests, the Yucatan Moist Forests, the Belizean Pine Forests, the Belizean Coast Mangroves, the Belizean Reef Mangroves, the Quintana Roo-Motagua, and the Western Caribbean Sea.

Ecological Regions Of Belize

What is the Leading Cause of Death in Belize?

Diabetes tops the list as the number 1 killer in Belize. Of all deaths occurring annually, 9.5% can be attributed to this disease.

Leading Causes Of Death In Belize

Where is the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve?

Added as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve covers approximately 237,962 acres off the coast of Belize and hosts the largest coral reef system in the northern hemisphere. Within the site are 7 protected areas that include national parks, marine reserves, and natural monuments.

Belize Barrier Reef Reserve - Endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site

What is the biggest city in Belize?

Belize City is the biggest city in Belize with around 60,000 people.

Biggest Cities In Belize

About the Author

John Moen is a cartographer who along with his wife are the orignal founders of worldatlas.com. He and his wife, Chris Woolwine-Moen, produced thousands of award-winning maps that are used all over the world and content that aids students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map questions. Today, it's one of the most popular educational sites on the web.

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