Info: Belize became independent in 1981, but Guatemala, who claimed the territory, refused to recognize it until 1991. However, they still claim more than half of Belize's territory.. Most of the country is heavily forested with mangrove swamps and cays along the coast and hills and mountains in the interior.
Languages: Spanish, Creole, Mayan Dialects, English, Garifuna, German
Largest City: Belize City
Monetary Unit: Belize Dollar
Extras: **Automobiles drive on the RIGHT side of the road**