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    Belize ( / bɪˈliːz, bɛ -/ ⓘ, bih-LEEZ, beh-; Belize Kriol English: Bileez) is a country on the north-eastern coast of Central America. It is bordered by Mexico to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Guatemala to the west and south. It also shares a water boundary with Honduras to the southeast.

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      The coat of arms of Belize was adopted upon independence,...

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      Belize City is the largest city in Belize. It was once the...

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      Hispanic and Latin American Belizeans are Belizeans of full...

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      The 2010 Belize Census recorded that 25.9% of the people...

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      Dame Froyla Tzalam GCMG, is a Belizean Mopan Maya...

  2. The history of Belize dates back thousands of years. The Maya civilization spread into the area of Belize between 1500 BC to 1200 BC and flourished until about 1000 AD. Several Maya ruin sites, including Cahal Pech, Caracol, Lamanai, Lubaantun, Altun Ha, and Xunantunich reflect the advanced civilization and much denser population of that period.

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  4. Belize (/ b ə ˈ l iː z / ) is a country in Central America. It used to be called British Honduras, but changed its name in 1973. Long before that it was part of the Mayan Empire. Belize is the only English-speaking country in Central America.

  5. Culture of Belize. The Altun Ha archaeological site in Belize, a remnant of Mayan culture. The culture of Belize is a mix of influences and people from Kriol, Maya, East Indian, Garinagu (also known as Garifuna), Mestizo (a mixture of Spanish and Native Americans ), Mennonites who are of German descent, with many other cultures from Chinese to ...

  6. 3 days ago · Belize, country located on the northeast coast of Central America. Belize, which was known as British Honduras until 1973, was the last British colony on the American mainland, achieving its independence on September 21, 1981. Its capital is Belmopan and its most populous city is Belize City.

  7. Belize is a small Central American nation, located at 17°15' north of the equator and 88°45' west of the Prime Meridian on the Yucatán Peninsula. It borders the Caribbean Sea to the east, with 386 km of coastline. It has a total of 542 km of land borders— Mexico to the north-northwest (272 km) and Guatemala to the south-southwest (266 km).

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