The results of the 2000 census of Belize have been released.
Belize started the 20th century as a British colony, under the name of British Honduras (although the region had long been known as Belize). It achieved full independence on 1981-09-21. Guatemala has asserted a claim to its territory through most of the century.
Named for Peter Wallace, Scottish buccaneer, Hispanicized as Belice
Belize is divided into six districts.
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See the Subdivisions of Belize page.
Includes barrier islands and reefs from Ambergris Cay at the north to Sapodilla Cays at the south, and as far east as Lighthouse Reef (Half Moon Cay).
The UN LOCODE page for Belize lists locations in the country, some of them with their latitudes and longitudes, some with their ISO 3166-2 codes for their subdivisions. This information can be put together to approximate the territorial extent of subdivisions.
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