Belize


Belize
Capital: Belmopan Nationality: Belizean Population: 347,369 (2015)
Currency: Belizean dollars (BZD) Off. Lang: English Area: 22,966 sq km
Internet DM: bz GDP: $3.071 bil.(2015) Life Exp: 68.59 yrs
Literacy: Location: 17 15 N, 88 46 W Calling Code: 501


Belize is a central American country, located 17 15 N, 88 45 W with Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the west. Belize has an area was 22,966 sq km. Belmopan is the capital. Belize speaks Spanish (46%), English Creole (32.9%), Mayan dialects (8.9%), English (3.9%) , Garifuna (3.4%) (Carib), German (3.3%), other (1.4%), and unknown (0.2%) (2000 census). Creole(english base) is widely spoken, and Spanish is spoken in the border region. The population is 334,297(2013).

Belize


Belize is 39.3% Roman Catholic, 32.5% protestant ( 8.3% Pentacostal, 5.3% Seventh Day Adventist, 4.5% Anglican, 3.7% Mennonite, 3.5% Baptist, 2.8% Methodist, 2.8% Nazarene, 1.6% Jehovah's Witnesses), 9.9% other (includes Bahai Faith, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Mormon), 3.1% other (unknown), and 15.2% none (2010 census). The average life expectancy is 68.28 years. Ethnically, Belize is 48.7% mestizo , 24.9% Creole , 10.6% Maya , 6.1% Garifuna, and 9.7% other (2000 census). 


Works Cited 

CIA, Factbook, Belize