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Countries of the World: Belize
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Economy of Belize GDP (current market prices, 2009): $2.534 billion. Real annual growth rate (2009): -1.5%; (2008): 2.1%. Per capita income (2009): $8,200. Avg. inflation rate (2009 est.): 0.3%. Natural resources: Arable land, timber, seafood, minerals. Primary sectors (10.2% of GDP, 2009): Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and mining. Secondary sectors (18.1% of GDP, 2009): Manufacturing, electricity and water supply, and construction. Tertiary sectors (54.1% of GDP, 2009): Hotels and restaurants, financial intermediation, trade, and transport and communication. Trade: Exports (2009 est.)--$395 million: cane sugar, citrus concentrate, marine products, bananas, clothing, molasses, and crude oil. Major markets--U.S. (36.9%), U.K., CARICOM. Imports (2009 est.)--$616 million: food, consumer goods, machinery and transportation equipment, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, tobacco, mineral fuels, and lubricants. Major suppliers--U.S. (38%), Central America, Mexico, and China. Official exchange rate: Since 1976 Belizean banks have bought U.S. dollars at the rate of 2.0175 and sold them at 1.9825, making for an effective fixed rate of Belize $2=U.S. $1.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1955.htm

Geography of Belize Area: 22,966 sq. km. (8,867 sq. mi.); slightly larger than Massachusetts. Cities: Capital--Belmopan (June 2008 pop. est. 18,100). Other cities and towns--Belize City (65,200), Corozal (9,300), Orange Walk (16,300), San Ignacio and Santa Elena (19,100), Dangriga (12,000), Punta Gorda (5,400), and San Pedro (11,600). Terrain: Flat and swampy coastline, low mountains in interior. Climate: Subtropical (dry and wet seasons). Hot and humid. Rainfall ranges from 60 inches in the north to 200 inches in the south annually.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1955.htm

Government of Belize Type: Parliamentary democracy. Independence: September 21, 1981. Constitution: September 21, 1981. Branches: Executive--Queen Elizabeth II (head of state), represented by a governor general; prime minister (head of government, 5-year term). Legislative--bicameral National Assembly. Judicial--Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, district magistrates. Subdivisions: Six districts. Political parties: United Democratic Party (UDP), People's United Party (PUP), National Alliance for Belizean Rights (NABR), National Reform Party (NRP), Vision Inspired By the People (VIP), People's National Party (PNP), We the People Reform Movement (WTP). Suffrage: Universal adult.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1955.htm

Map of Belize This Map of Belize shows the borders of the country, as well as rivers, and cities including Belmopan the capital of Belize. (Maps from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1955.htm

Official Name of Belize The Official Name of Belize is Belize. (Facts from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1955.htm

People of Belize Nationality: Noun and adjective--Belizean(s). Population (July 2010 est.): 307,899. Annual population growth rate (2010 est.): 2.154%. Ethnic groups: Creole, Garifuna, mestizo, Mayan. Religions: Roman Catholic, Anglican, Methodist, Mennonite, other Protestant, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist. Languages: English (official), Creole, Spanish, Garifuna, Mayan. Education: Years compulsory--9. Attendance (2006 est.)--90% primary; 38% secondary. Literacy (2006 est.)--76.5%. Health (2009): Infant mortality rate--23.07/1,000 live births. Life expectancy--68.2 years. Work force (2009, 122,300): Services--71.7%. Agriculture, hunting, forestry, and fishing--10.2%. Industry and commerce-- 18.1%.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1955.htm



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