Belize Facts Capital: BelmopanGovernment Type: Parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realmCurrency: BZDPopulation: 334,297Total Area: 8,867 Square Miles22,966 Square KilometersLocation: Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and MexicoLanguage: English (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib), Creole LanguagesEnglish (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib), Creole   The Belizean People   It is considered rude to greet people in Belize by their first names unless you know them well. Acceptable greetings in Belize include handshakes, pats on the back,and to show great appreciation, a kiss on the cheek. Where to find more out about Belize Amandala NewspaperBelize by NaturalightBelize.Net Search EngineDestination BelizeOnline NewspapersSan Pedro SunTourism & Investment GuideYou Better Belize It!