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Belize Location & Belize Travel Information

A. Belize Location and Accessibility

Location and Size

 

Belize is slightly smaller than Wales in the United Kingdom or the US state of Massachusetts. It shares borders with Mexico to the North, Guatemala to the West and South and the Caribbean Sea on the East.

Belize has an above average telecommunications system even though it is one of the best in the region. It boasts a modern fiber-optics network plus fax, paging, cellular and email capabilities. Internet access is two to three times the US rate in cost. The country code (501) can be direct dialed around the world.Belize Location in Central America : Licensed from Wikimedia Commons user Vardion (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Vardion)

Belize Cities Map

Cities of Belize Map : Licensed Wikimedia Commons : updated map of Belize from the CIA World Factbook - 1 May 2008 edition: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/maps/bh-map.gif

Belize Highways Map

The 4 main Belizean Highways

4 Primary Belizean Highways map : Licensed from Wikimedia Commons : Source=based on Image:Belize-map-blank.png and Image:Belize pol 03.jpg |Date=Jan 27, 2008 |Author= Nepenthes

Satellite Image of Belize

Satellite Image of Belize : Source Wikimedia Commons User Hautala Original source cropped from  Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC 2001

Belize Districts Map

Belize Districts : License from Wikimedia Commons User Golbez Map of the districts of Belize in English (local language). Made by User:Golbez. Category:Maps of Belize

 

Travel

Direct Daily flights are available from several U.S. airports (Miami, New Orleans, or Houston) to Philip Goldson International Airport located at Belize City, the commercial capital (2 hours by air from U.S.).[1]

See also Belize Residency Requirements & Passport Acquisition, Belize Visa Requirements


[1] Deloitte & Touche (Belize), supra note 5.