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Belize
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Belize

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

398,000

Area

23,000 sq. km (8,900 sq. mi)

Population density

17/sq. km (45/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.07% (per 1,000: births 21, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

30%

Urban dwellers

46% (2.30% p.a.)

Capital city

Belmopan 23,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

44% Belize Kriol English, 29% Spanish, 6% Garifuna, 5% Kekchí, 4% Mopán Maya, plus 7 others

Peoples

36% Belizean B…

Cite this page
“Belize”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BLZ>
First published online: 2020



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