Name Belize (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes BZ / BLZ
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital Belmopan
Area 2281
DD coordinates 17.190781 / -88.359658
DMS coordinates 17°11'26.81" N / -88°21'34.77" W
UTM coordinates 16Q 355409.6073753 1901167.4460236
Total cities 20
Flag of Belize

Belize on map

Belize is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Belize, is BZ.

It's territory covers an area of 2281 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Belmopan, the capital city of Belize. On nationwide level, English is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Belizeans. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 3281 km of roadways. Belize merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 825 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 501 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use BZD as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Belize live according to the America/Belize time zone, which is also the one used in Belmopan.

More about Belize

Official languages English
Nationalities Belizeans
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .bz
Phone codes 501
Currencies BZD
Life expectancy males Ø 71,6 years
Life expectancy females Ø 77,7 years
Birthrate 20,8 ‰
Deathrate 4,7 ‰
Males/Females 49,8%/50,2%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 1129,6 M $
Importations 1232,2 M $
Tourism receipts 487,00 M $
Unemployment rate 7,8%
Inflation rate 1,15%
Energy consumption 453,0 M kWh

Land use

2% Urban areas 508 km²
7% Agricultural areas 1610 km²
60% Forest 13759 km²
0% Water areas 160 km²
31% Others 7093 km²


Roadways 3281 km
Waterways 825 km
Commercial harbors 786
Airports 25

Belize cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 20):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 19225 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 18333 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 17561 km
MDV Flag of Maldives Maldives Asia Male 17102 km
LKA Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Asia Colombo 16979 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 16929 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 16707 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 16515 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 16484 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 16455 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
GTM Flag of Guatemala Guatemala North America Guatemala City 254 km
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 353 km
SLV Flag of El Salvador El Salvador North America San Salvador 381 km
NIC Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua North America Managua 592 km
CYM Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands North America George Town 787 km
CRI Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica North America San Jose 951 km
CUB Flag of Cuba Cuba North America - 1038 km
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica North America Kingston 1179 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 1323 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 1444 km

There are many ways to find how far is Belize (BZ) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Belize to Haversine
North pole 8096 km 5031 mil
Equator 9833 km 6110 mil
South pole 11919 km 7406 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Belize and Cocos [Keeling] Islands is 19225 kilometers or 11946 miles.
The most smallest distances between Belize and Guatemala is 254 kilometers or 158 miles.
We found information about 20 cities.
The capital of BZ is Belmopan with population in 2022 over 17222 people.
The area of Belize (BZ) is 2281 square kilometers.
Yes, Belize is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of BZ is Belize.
Belize has approximately 25 airports.