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Official NameBelize
Country Meaning(Muddy-Wattered Land)
MottoUnder the shade I flourish (Official)
AnthemLand of the Free ()
Population419,199 (0.01% of the world)
LanguagesEnglish 62.9% (official), Spanish 56.6%, Creole 44.6%, Maya 10.5%, German 3.2%, Garifuna 2.9%, other 1.8%, unknown 0.3%, none 0.2% (cannot speak) (2010 est.)
Alpha Code »BZ / BLZ
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Belize dollar ($ BZD)
Central Bank »Central Bank of Belize
Calling Codes+501
Area Total Area: 22,966 km2 (8,867 sq mi)
Land: 22,806 km2 (8,805 sq mi)
Water: 160 km2 (62 sq mi)
ContinentNorth America
RegionCentral America Latin America and the Caribbean
Lat/Long17.1898770, -88.4976500
Timezone1 timezone(s)