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Belize

  • Governor-General:Colville Young, Sir
  • Prime Minister:Dean Oliver Barrow
  • Capital city:Belmopan
  • Languages:English 62.9% (official), Spanish 56.6%, Creole 44.6%, Maya 10.5%, German 3.2%, Garifuna 2.9%, other 1.8%, unknown 0.3%, none 0.2% (cannot speak) note: shares sum to more than 100% because some respondents gave more than one answer on the census (2010 est.)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:359,287 (2015)
  • Area:22,810 (2015)
  • GDP per capita:4,907 (2015)
  • GDP, billion current US$:1.8 (2015)
  • GINI index:53.13 (1999)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:112 (2017)