Belize Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Rice and beans are a staple for many meals. The main meal is eaten at midday. Creoles call dinner "tea". ... More
  • Family: Many men father a number of children by several women and many young Belizean women become single mothers. Most marriages... More
  • Fashion: The country is a melting pot of many races and over the years the multi-racial make-up has risen through the... More
  • Visiting: When one visits a home, it is polite to hail the occupants from the gate or street until they come... More

Belize Facts

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Capital Belmopan
Government Type parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
Currency BZD
Population 334,297
Total Area 8,867 Square Miles
22,966 Square Kilometers
Location Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico
Language English (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib), Creole

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