Belize is situate on the eastern coast of Central America and is the only English speaking country in this region. It is bordered on the North by Mexico, on the South and West by Guatemala and on the east by the Caribbean Sea and is considered to be both a Central American and Caribbean nation. Geographically we're located between 15° 52' 9" and 18° 29' 55" North Latitude, and 87° 28" and 89° 13' 67" West Longitude with an area of 8,866 sq. miles including 266 sq. miles of islands.
Diverse cultural backgrounds, lush tropical rain forests, the white sandy beaches, ancient Maya ruins, diverse flora and fauna, and the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere are just a few of the many natural attractions that allures our many visitors to this tranquil haven. Here is a little more information about our country.
There are several banks which offer international banking services:
There are six districts in Belize. Each of the six judicial districts has a summary jurisdiction court (criminal division) and a district court (civil division), both of which are presided over by a magistrate.
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