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Country: Belize (known as British Honduras between 1862-1973)

Georgian transcript: ბელიზი (ყოფილი ბრიტანეთის ჰონდურასი)

Capital: Belmopan (ბელმოპანი)

Largest city: Belize City

Continent: Central America

Official language: English

Recognized languages: Kriol, Spanish, Mayan languages, German, Garifuna, Chinese

Religion: Christianity (73.8%)

Patron saint: Saint Peter (Spanish: San Pedro)

Motto: Sub Umbra Floreo (in Latin: Under the shade I flourish)

Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy

Independence: 21 September 1981 (from the UK)

Member of the Commonwealth of Nations: 1981

Population: 405 414 (2021)

Demonym: Belizean

Currency: Belize dollar (BZD)

Driving side: right

Time zone: UTC -6:00 (CST)

Date format: dd/mm/yyyy

Calling code: +501

Internet TLD: .bz

Website: Government of Belize; Government of Belize Press Office

Neighbouring countries: Guatemala, Mexico


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