National Symbols of Belize

Belize is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, . The capital of Belize is Belmopan.

The official language is English and the Belize dollar is the currency of the Belize. The domain is .bz and the country code is +501.

National day is celebrated on 21 Sep 1981. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Belize is no exception.

In Belize, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Belizean people. Panti Rippa is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Belize. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Belizean symbol.

The country was founded by George Cadle Price. and Juan Briceño is the Prime Minister.

In Belize the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, G. The standard voltage is 110 V, 220 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Belizean national anthem was written by Samuel Alfred Haynes and composed by Selwyn Walford Young.

Country information

Former name(s) British Honduras
Official name(s) Belize
Alternative name(s) Belize (official, English), British Honduras (former, English)
Regional location Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico
Country name etymology Traditionally derived from a Spanish transcription of "Wallace", a Scottish buccaneer who established an eponymous settlement along the Belize River.
Climate Tropical; very hot and humid; rainy season (May to November); dry season (February to May)
Terrain Flat, swampy coastal plain; low mountains in south
Population 397,628
National Day 21 Sep 1981
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity
Country code +501
Literacy rate 70.3%
Currency Belize dollar
Capital city Belmopan
Domain(TLD) .bz
Ethnicity Mestizo, Creole (Afro descendant) Maya & Garifuna
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Belizean
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 22,966 km2 (8,867 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-6 (CST (GMT-6)
Average elevation 173 m (568 ft)
Coastline 386 Km
Mains electricity 110 V, 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Belize

Flag map of Belize

Motto of Belize

Sub umbra floreo - "Under the shade I flourish"

National animal of Belize

The National animal of Belize is Baird's Tapir

National Animal of Belize - Baird's Tapir

National flower of Belize

The National flower of Belize is Black Orchid. Botanical name is Trichoglottis Brachiata.

National flower of Belize - Black Orchid

National bird of Belize

The National bird of Belize is Keel Billed Toucan

National bird of Belize - Keel Billed Toucan

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Belizean Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

The dead are soon forgotten.

The thing you do to others can be done to you.

Fools worry about everything.

Family comes first.

Talking too much gets one in trouble.

Parents think their children are saints, different from other children.

People who have nothing to do, or are bored do stupid things to kill time.

Don't invite trouble.

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