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Belize 
sovereign state in Central America
Topografia de Belize
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Instance of
  • sovereign state
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Named after
Culture
Location
  • Belize
Capital
Basic form of government
Legislative body
  • National Assembly
Executive body
Official language
Anthem
Currency
Head of state
Head of government
Inception
  • 21 September 1981
Highest point
  • Doyle's Delight (1,124 m)
Population
  • 374,681 (2017)
Area
  • 22,966 ±1 km²
Follows
Top-level Internet domain
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Map17° 04′ 00″ N, 88° 42′ 00″ W
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Wikidata Q242
ISNI: 0000000122862013
VIAF ID: 132456691
GND ID: 4005412-3
Library of Congress authority ID: n79126944
Bibliothèque nationale de France ID: 119959890, 152385004, 131627681
IdRef ID: 028045564
NDL Authority ID: 00576491
Libraries Australia ID: 35814170
NL CR AUT ID: ge128737
National Library of Israel ID (old): 000977248
National Library of Spain ID: XX453020
U.S. National Archives Identifier: 10044662
BabelNet ID: 00009725n
National Library of Korea ID: KAB202014610
PLWABN ID: 9810678262205606
National Library of Israel J9U ID: 987007554790705171
OpenStreetMap relation ID: 287827
OpenStreetMap node ID: 332779764
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English: Belize is a country in Central America. The capital is Belmopan.
हिन्दी: बेलीज़ केंद्रीय अमेरिका में एक देश है। इसकी राजधानी बेल्मोपान है।

National emblem[edit]

Flag of Belize

Maps[edit]

Selected maps are included in the  Wikimedia Atlas of Belize.
Shaded relief map of Belize

History[edit]

Belize City, British Honduras, circa 1914

Geography[edit]

Districts[edit]

Belize District‎[edit]

Cayo District[edit]

Independence day parade in San Ignacio

Corozal District[edit]

Corozal Town Hall

Orange Walk District[edit]

Street, park, and clock tower in Orange Walk Town

Stann Creek District[edit]

Toledo District‎[edit]

Punta Gorda Clocktower

Bodies of water[edit]

Wetlands[edit]

Jabiru, Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

Rivers[edit]

Sibun River

Lakes[edit]

Labouring Creek

Waterfalls[edit]

Falls on Privassion River

Geomorphology and landforms[edit]

Beaches[edit]

Silk Caye, Stann Creek

Reefs and corals[edit]

Caye Caulker reefs

Islands[edit]

Silk Caye, Stann Creek

Caves[edit]

Actun Kabal, part of the Chiquibul Cave System

Protected areas[edit]

Caye Caulker Forest Reserve[edit]

Caye Caulker Forest Reserve

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary[edit]

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve[edit]

Panorama of the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve

St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park[edit]

The cenote in St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary[edit]

Crooked Tree Lagoon

Nature[edit]

Forests[edit]

Canopy in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Plants[edit]

Black Orchid (Prosthechea cochleata), the national flower of Belize

Animals[edit]

Crustaceans[edit]

Caribbean spiny lobster (Panulirus argus), Blackbird Caye

Spiders[edit]

Female Micrathena sagittata

Insects[edit]

Taeniopoda grasshopper

Fishes[edit]

Amphibians[edit]

Red-eyed treefrog (Agalychnis callidryas)

Reptiles[edit]

Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) off the coast of San Pedro

Birds[edit]

Blue-gray tanager (Thraupis episcopus), Crooked Tree Lodge

Mammals[edit]

Geoffroy's spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) in Belize zoo

Politic[edit]

Belmopan Parliament

Military[edit]

Navy Sailor pulls rear security on a rivercraft during joint river operations

Education[edit]

Central Campus of University of Belize

Libraries[edit]

Bliss Institute, Belize City

Museum[edit]

Illustrious Belizeans[edit]

Dean Oliver Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize

Economy[edit]

Coins[edit]

Commemorative 1991 ten dollar coin

Stamps[edit]

Stamps from British Honduras from 1891 to 1898

Tourism[edit]

Agriculture[edit]

Shipyard Colony, Orange Walk District

Industries[edit]

Oil well

Marie Sharp's Fine Foods[edit]

A variety of Marie Sharp's hot sauces

Architecture[edit]

Caye Caulker

Churches[edit]

Culture[edit]

Gastronomy[edit]

Pre-Columbian art[edit]

Incense burner. Exhibit in the Visitors Centre of Cahal Pech, San Ignacio

Maya sites[edit]

Cahal Pech

Music[edit]

Garifuna Drummers

Sports[edit]

Belize men's national basketball team