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Geography Statistics of Belize

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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  • Coastline: 240 miles (386 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 8,805 sq miles (22,806 sq km)
    (water) 62 sq miles (160 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 8,867 sq miles (22,966 sq km)

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles)
    use our converter

  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 6 districts; including Belize, Cayo, Corozal, Orange Walk, Stann Creek and Toledo
  • Horizontal Width: 143 km (89 miles) from San Ignacio, east to Dangriga
  • Vertical Length: from Corozal, southwest to Punta Gorda 230 km (143 miles)

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections

  • Bordering Countries: (2) Guatemala, Mexico
  • Geographic Center: 13km southeast of Belmopan
  • Highest Point: Doyle's Delight 1,160m (3,805 ft.)
  • Lowest Point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Belize Trivia

What is the biggest city in Belize?

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

Biggest Cities In Belize

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?

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

Where is Belize?

Belize is a country located in Central America.

Fun Facts about 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

What is the capital city of Belize?

Belmopan is the capital of Belize.

What Is the Capital of Belize?

About the Author

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