Belize

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
North America
Area:
22,966 sq km OR 8,867 sq mi
Coastline:
386 km OR 240 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 1124 m OR 3,688 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
359,287 (2010)
Population growth rate:
2.13% (2010)
Population density:
16 per sq km OR 41 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 44.00%
Rural: 56.00%
Life Expectancy:
68.23 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
21.95 (2010)
Birth Rate:
23.4 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
4 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
79.70% (2010)
Male Literacy:
75.20% (2010)
Female Literacy:
84.10% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Belmopan
Official Language(s):
English

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$8,100
Currency:
Belize Dollar

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