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Geography Statistics of Belize

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Belize's Quick Facts

Land Area 22,806 km2
Water Area 160 km2
Total Area 22,966 km2
Population 353,858
Population Density 15.41 / 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)
Largest Cities
  • Belize City (61,461)
  • San Ignacio (16,812)
  • Orange Walk (15,298)
  • Belmopan (13,381)
  • 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)

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  • 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
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