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Belize - Fact Sheet

Official name:Belize, Belice (Spanish)
Size:22,965 kmĀ²
Borders:Carribean Sea (east), Guatemala (south, west), Mexico (north, northwest)
Currency:Belize Dollar
Official languages:English, Spanish
Nationality / People:A person of Belizian nationality is a Belizian.
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Other interesting facts:

Belize was a British colony until 1962 and is now an independent nation within the Commonwealth.

The country's capital used to be Belize City. However, when Belize City was ravaged by a hurricane in 1961, Belmopan was built to be the new capital.