Belize profile
Basic Infomation
Geographical Location

Central America; northern most corner of Central America; eastern coast bordering the Caribbean Sea; shares a border with both Guatemala and Mexico.

Area

22,923 km2

Climate

Tropical. Highest temperatures reaching 96°F (35°C) during the summer, while reaching lowest temperatures of 60°F (16°C) in the winter. Summer lasts from May to September with average temperatures of 81°F (27°C).

Official Language

English

Primary Religion

Catholicism

National Commemoration

21 September,1981 (Independence Day)

Capital City

Belmopan

Government Type

Parliamentary Democracy; a British Commonwealth realm recognizing Queen Elizabeth II as its official head of state.

Currency

Belize Dollar

Power Voltage

110V

Time Difference

14 hours behind Taiwan

Economic
GDP per capita

US $4,835

GDP

US$ 1,925 billion

Imports

US$ 957.7 million

Exports

US$ 196.9 million

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