Where is Belize?

Belize is located in the Latin America & Caribbean region at latitude 17.189877 and longitude -88.49765 and is part of the North American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 17° 11' 23.56'' N
  • 88° 29' 51.54'' W

You can see the location of Belize on the world map below:

Belize Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Belize are:

  • Guatemala
  • Mexico
Flag pin pointing out the location of Belize on the Central America map

Belize Related Content

Belize Key Facts

Indicator Belize
Coordinates 17.189877, -88.49765
Country code alpha-2 BZ
Country code alpha-3 BLZ
Int. Phone Prefix +501
Capital city Belmopan
Continent North America
World Bank Region Latin America & Caribbean
Country area in sq km 22,966
Population 2021 404,915
Median Age 25.2
Life expectancy 70.5
World Bank income group Upper middle income
Major 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) (2010 est.)
Currency Belize Dollar (BZD)
GDP in 2020 1.6 billion
GDP per capita in 2020 $3,988
UTC/GMT Time UTC−06:00 Number of time zones: 1
Internet TLD .bz
Biggest Airport Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE)
Average temperature (in Celsius) 25.35
Administrative Divisions 6 districts