Belize

Belize

Belize [Beliz] is a country in Central America. It was created in 1981 from the colony British Honduras. Belize is the only Central American country is in the English official language. About a third of the population of Belize has African ancestors. The culture of the country is affected by the Mayans. Since 1981, the year of its creation, Belize is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.