Belize

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Belize is part of:
Central America · Latin America and Caribbean ·
Water Basins of Belize:
Grijalva · Hondo · Sarstun · Temash ·
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Capital Belmopan
Neighbouring Countries Guatemala, Mexico
Total Area 22,966 km2
  - Water 160 km2 (0.70%) / 70 m2/ha
  - Land 22,806 km2
Coastline 386 km
Population 276,000 (12 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.771 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $1,383 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $8,500
National UN Presence
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 1,013 km2 (4.44%)
     - Arable 696 km2 (3.05%)
     - Permanent Crops 317 km2 (1.39%)
     - Irrigated 30 km2
  - Non cultivated 1,052,184 km2 (95.56%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1705 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 18.6 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 0.15 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 20%
  - For Domestic Use 7%
  - For Industrial Use 73%
  - Per Capita 620 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 91%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 82%
  - Improved Sanitation 47%
     - Urban population 71%
     - Rural population 25%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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