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Country of the Day

Country Map
Map of Belize
  • Demographics
  • National Anthem
  • Native Greetings
(Image Credit: Doris Lohmann)

Black Orchid

National Flower

Today
May 23
Capital
Belmopan
Leader
Queen Elizabeth II
Area (sq km)
22,966.00
Population
347,369
Language(s)
English, Spanish, Creole, Mayan dialects, Garifuna, German, other
Literacy
76.90%
Currency
Belizean dollar (BZD)

"Land of the Free"

Belize's national anthem, "Land of the Free," was adopted in 1981. The anthem's lyrics are by Samuel Alfred Haynes and its music is by Selwyn Walford Young. Belize also has a royal anthem called "God Save the Queen," because it is a Commonwealth country

Native Greetings

Hola. (Hello.)
Buenos días. (Good morning.)
Buenas tardes. (Good afternoon.)
Buenas noches. (Good evening.)

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