Belize Travel Guide

Belize Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Overview Belize Security advice from the Federal Foreign Office: Status: January 18, 2017 Unchanged valid since: January 11, 2017 Country-specific safety instructions Crime Crime has increased noticeably in recent years. Drug trafficking and drug transit play a major role here. Tourists can also be affected by violent crime, including armed robbery and theft. […]

Belize Overview

GENERAL Capital Belmopan. Geography As a country located in North America according to thesciencetutor, Belize is located in the south of the Yucatán Peninsula and borders Mexico to the north, Guatemala to the west and the Gulf of Honduras to the east. The coastal area is flat and swampy, with numerous islands (cayes) in front […]

Belize Religion

Belize Religion

Religious freedom prevails in Belize and is also respected in practice. The vast majority of the population is Christian, of which just over half are Catholics. The Christians next to the Catholics are Pentecostal friends, Seventh-day Adventists, Anglicans, Baptists and Methodists. The Mennonites belong to a Protestant and pacifist movement of predominantly German origin. They […]

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Belize

Belize is a constitutional monarchy in Central America, on the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean. The country borders Mexico in the north and northwest, and in Guatemala in the west and south. Belize is a developing country prone to hurricanes and floods. It was called British Honduras until 1973. Belize is the only country in […]

Coral in Belize

Belize Geography

Belize falls into two main geographical regions. The coastal part of the country is low and swampy, shielded by a number of coral islands and America’s largest coral reefs. The coral reef is also the largest in the northern hemisphere, and is on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The coastal plain in the north is drained […]