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Belize is a country in Central America is on the Yucatan peninsula, on the Caribbean Sea.

Capital : Belmopan
Language :  English
Currency :  Belize Dollar
Population : 375 909
Area : 22 966  km2

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Belize facts

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1. There is no roadside assistance in Belize.

2. There are very few gas stations in this country.

3. The top-level national domain is .bz . There are over 47,000 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .bz are: boerse.bz, thevault.bz and theplace.bz.

5. In this country there are more than 2 870 km of paved roads (0.004% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 47 airports, 6 of the paved surface.

7. It is the only English-speaking country in Central America.

8. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II.

9. Political system – constitutional monarchy.


Geography in Belize

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1. The Coral Reef in Belize is the second largest in the world.

2. Annually, this country is visited by over a million tourists.

3. Belize borders with such countries as: Guatemala 266 km, Mexico 250 km.

4. In this country there are about 900 ruins from the time of the Mayan civilization.

5. The country is 14 times smaller than Poland.

6. The longest river is Belize, 300 km.

7. The highest peak is Victoria Peak 1122 m above sea level.

8. In 2013, one of the largest Mayan temples, more than 2,300 years old, was destroyed, only because the material recovered from it would be converted into gravel needed to build a road.

9. There is 1570 km2 of agricultural land in Belize (7% of the country).

10. Baldy Beacon is the highest located town in the country.

11. 16530 km2 of the country is covered by forests (72.5%)

68. The nearest capital in a straight line from Belmopan is Guatemala (Guatemala) – 351 km.

69. The farthest capital in a straight line from Belmopan is Jakarta (Indonesia) – 17919 km.


Finance in Belize

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1. The minimum wage is $3.3 Belizean per hour (data from 2012).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 0% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 12.5% ​​(2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.6%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 1,733,000,000 (PLN 7,417,240,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 1,840,000,000 (PLN 7,875,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 66.3% of GDP, which is about: $ 1,148,979,000 (PLN 4,917,630 120),
2018 year was 67.4 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 1 240 160 000 (PLN 5 307 884 800). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 3,367 (PLN 14,411).

7. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 1,348,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 1,256,000,000 .

8. This country has 2018 over year $312,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0041% of foreign currency reserves of all countries) the world).


Law in Belize

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 40 to 64 km / h (25-40 mph).

2. Outside of built-up areas, the permitted speed is 88 km / h (55 mph).

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 0% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 12.5% ​​(2018).

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 45 days.

8. The last death penalty was completed in 1985.


Education in Belize

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 5.

3. The average IQ level is 84.

4. In this country there are 17.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 63 718 people).


Work in Belize

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1. The minimum wage is $3.3 Belizean per hour (data from 2012).

2. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 9% .

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 0% (2018).

4. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 45 days.

5. The work week is 45 hours.


Best in Belize

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

2. The longest river is Belize, 300 km.

3. The highest peak is Victoria Peak 1122 m above sea level.

4. In 2013, one of the largest Mayan temples, more than 2,300 years old, was destroyed, only because the material recovered from it would be converted into gravel needed to build a road.

5. According to the Hapiness Index, Belize is one of the happiest countries in the world.

6. Baldy Beacon is the highest located town in the country.

7. The lowest temperature: 6 °C was measured in Douglas Da Silva St ..

8. The highest temperature: 42 °C was measured at Central Farm.


Society in Belize

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1. In Belize, an average adult consumes about 8.5 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 68%, then spirit – 30%, wine – 1.9%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.1%.

3. In 2013, 73 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

4. 26% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

5. The average IQ level is 84.

6. 34% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. A woman gives birth to 3 children on average.

8. In this country over 146 000 (2015) 167 020 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 45% of the population).

9. Around 138,000 (2015) 160,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

10. The population density is 14 people / km2.

11. The main religion is Catholicism, 39%.

13. The average age of people living in this country is 22.1 years old.

14. The country is around:
128 000 people (34.87%) in the age range 0-14 years.
226,000 people (61.43%) in the age range 15-64 years.
13,600 people (3.7%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, about 9 100 children are born each year (2.5% of the population), and about 2 200 people die (0.6% of the population).

16. 100 people in 1000 possess firearms.

17. 48% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 31 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.3 years (women – 76.8 years and men – 73.9 years).


Symbols of Belize

1. National alcohol is rum and beer.

2. The national tree is Honduran Mahogany.

3. The national animal is baird tapir.

4. Motto of the country – “I’m blooming in the shade”


History of Belize

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1. Independence from the United Kingdom obtained on September 21, 1981.

2. He joined the UN on September 25, 1981.


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What is the highest peak in Belize?

The highest peak in Belize is Doyle’s Delight (1124 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Belize?

Belize is the largest river in Belize, 300 km.

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in Belize?

Northern Lagoon is the largest lake in Belize.

answer: Marta


What Belize has national colors?

National colors: blue and red.

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What is national alcohol?

National alcohol is rum and beer.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is baird tapir.

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Which countries borders Belize?

Belize borders with such countries as: Guatemala 266 km, Mexico 250 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 22.1 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is $ 3.3 Belizean per hour (data from 2012).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Belize?

The population density is 16 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “I’m blooming in the shade”

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 42 ° C was measured at Central Farm.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 6 ° C was measured in Douglas Da Silva St ..

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta