|Land Area||22,806 km2|
|Water Area||160 km2|
|Total Area||22,966km2 (#147)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Democracy (National Assembly) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm|
|GDP (PPP)||$3.09 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$8,200|
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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)
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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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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
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
What is the Currency of Belize?
The official currency of Belize is the Belize dollar.