Belize

Belize (i/bəˈlz/) is a country on the eastern coast of Central America. It is the only country in Central America whose official language is English, though Belizean Creole (Kriol) and Spanish are also commonly spoken. Belize is bordered on the north by Mexico, on the south and west by Guatemala, and on the east by the Caribbean Sea. Its mainland is about 290 km (180 mi) long and 110 km (68 mi) wide.

With an area of 22,966 kilometers squared (8,867 square miles) making it the world's 147th largest country by area and also Belize has a population of 368,310 which makes it the world's 173rd most populous country in the world

(8,867) a population of Belize has the lowest population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2015) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.

Belize's abundance of terrestrial and marine species and its diversity of ecosystems give it a key place in the globally significant Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.

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Sleeper Shark Spotted In Western Caribbean Waters For The First Time Ever

IFL Science 03 Aug 2022
... around a coral reef off Belize ... “Great discoveries and conservation can happen when fisherman, scientists and the government work together,” said Beverly Wade, Director of the Blue Bond and Finance Permanence Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister of Belize, in a statement....
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Arctic shark that can live centuries found by Florida student in the Caribbean

The Lawton Constitution 27 Jul 2022
Great discoveries and conservation can happen when fisherman, scientists, and the government work together,” said Beverly Wade, Director of the Blue Bond and Finance Permanence Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister of Belize....
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A Mysterious Arctic Shark Just Showed Up in the Caribbean

Gizmodo 27 Jul 2022
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