Belize

Basic Data

  • Official name: Belize
  • Geographic Coordinates: Situated between 15º 52' 9” and 18º 29’ 55” N and 87º 28” and 89 13’ 67” W, within an area of 22,963 km2 (8,866 sq. miles), including 689 km2 (266 sq. miles) of islands.
  • Boundaries: Belize
  • borders Mexico to the north, Guatemala to the south and west, and the beautiful Caribbean Sea bathes its beautiful 280 km. coastline (174 miles) to the east
  • Population: 350,000 (2004)
  • Capital: Belmopan
  • Moneda: Belizean Dollar
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