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Belize

Situated in Central America, Belize borders the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico

Country Fact Sheet
Capital Belmopan
Surface 22,966 sq km
Currency Belizean Dollar (BZD)
GDP Purchasing power parity - $2.786 billion
GDP/Capita (PPP)-$8,200
Language Spanish 46%, Creole 32.9%, Mayan dialects 8.9%, English 3.9% (official), Garifuna 3.4% (Carib), German 3.3%, other 1.6%
Religion Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, other Protestant, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist
Government

parliamentary democracy. Head of state Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister is Dean Barrow, Governor - General is Sir Colville Norbert Young

Time Zone Greenwich Mean Time -6 hours hours GMT
Telecom Code +501 and local 6 digit number
Airport

Belize-Phillip SW Goldson Airport (BZE/MZBZ) 16km (9miles) from Belize City

Driving On the right hand side of the road, license required
Electrical 110/220V, 60 Hz
Political Climate Stable country
Population 327,719 people
History
Local Business & Service Providers
Accommodation
» Belcove Hotel
Automotive services
» KIA
Business travel
» Belize Global Adventure Tours
Corporate incentives
Financial services
» Unitrust Capital Corp
Financial Technology
Intellectual Property
» Euro Consulta International
Legal and fiduciary
» Courtenay Coye & Co.
Lifestyle
» Blue Lotus Restaurant
Technology
Local Radio
Local Weather Forecast
» BBC Weather
» Reuters
Government Agencies
» Belize Archives Department
» Belize Social Security Board (BBSB)
» Belize Tourist Board
» Central Statistical Office (CSO)
» Government of Belize
» Trade and Investment Promotion Service (TIPS)
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