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Central America, Belize

British Honduras, Commonwealth of Nations, Caribbean Sea, independent state, Guatemala

Belize, independent state, northeastern Central America, bounded on the north and northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. Belize, until 1973 known as British Honduras, became independent in 1981 and is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The total area of Belize is 22,965 sq km (8,867 sq mi).

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British Honduras, Commonwealth of Nations, Caribbean Sea, independent state, Guatemala, northwest, Mexico, member

 
 

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