Belize Embassy Information
Belize is located in Central America as a Caribbean country bordered by Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and Guatemala. The country covers 8,867 square miles and 408,487 people live there, according to 2019 numbers. As such, it has the lowest population among Central America. That said, the population growth rate of Belize is 1.87% per year, which is one of the highest growth rates in the Western Hemisphere. Belize became a British colony called the British Honduras in 1840 and then became a Crown colony in 1862. In September of 1981, Belize achieved independence from the United Kingdom.
Contact Information (1)
Phone: (202) 332-9636
Fax: (202) 332-6888
Ambassador Information (2)
Ambassador: Francisco Daniel GUTIEREZ
Date of Presentation of Credentials: 07/21/17
Information About Belize:
Total Population3: 398
Sex Ratio3: 99.0
Population Growth3: 1.94
Total Fertility (Expected total births per woman over a lifetime)4: 2.32
Life Expectancy At Birth5: 74.37
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