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Also known as: Belice (español), le Belize (français), Belize (Deutsch, Italiano, polski, Português), 伯利茲 (正體中文), ベリーズ (日本語), Beliza (latine)

Formerly: British Honduras

Continent: Central America

Capital: Belmopan

Population: 340,844

Area: 22,806 km²

Religions: Roman Catholic 39.3%, Pentacostal 8.3%, Seventh Day Adventist 5.3%, Anglican 4.5%, Mennonite 3.7%, Baptist 3.5%, Methodist 2.8%, Nazarene 2.8%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.6%, other 9.9% (includes Baha'i Faith, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Mormon), other (unknown) 3.1%, none 15.2%

Languages: Spanish 46%, Creole 32.9%, Mayan dialects 8.9%, English 3.9% (official), Garifuna 3.4% (Carib), German 3.3%, other 1.4%, unknown 0.2%

Motto: Sub umbra floreo (Latin) (Under the shade I flourish)

Neighbouring Countries: Guatemala Guatemala, ↑ Mexico Mexico, ↓ Honduras Honduras

Circumscriptions (1): Dioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Belize City–Belmopan

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Apostolic Nunciature: Belize

Conference of Bishops: Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.) Link Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Secretariado Episcopal de América Central y Panamá (S.E.D.A.C.) Link Archbishop José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A. (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (75)

as of 2018.03.31

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