Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Belize

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

BELIZE
BELIZE

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Belize - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

501

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

BH

Internet country code

BZ

GRC Country Code

BEI

Belize - Number format

   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

Belize - Date formats

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   dd/mm/yyyy

Belize - Languages

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The official language is English External (55 998 second-language speakers). There are 55 051 speakers of Belize Creole English External; 12 274 speakers of Garífuna External; 9 000 speakers of Kekchí External; 5 800 speakers of Maya External; 7 000 speakers of Mopán External; 5 763 speakers of Platdietsch External and 80 477 speakers of Spanish External.

Belize - Company legal forms

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Belizian company types include:

   Insurance Company
   International Business Company
   Limited Liability Partnership
   Limited Life Company
   Mutual Funds
   Offshore Bank
   Protected Cell Company  
   Public Investment Company
   Trust                      

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Belize - Example address format

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The address is usually written in English. In the above case, an island name is included in the address. In other cases the name of the village or town is sufficient.

There should be two spaces between the street name and the apartment number, where used, and a comma between the area name and the city name when written on the same line.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Belize - Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Belize - Postal codes

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Belize has no postal code system.

Belize - Postal code format

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Belize - Postal code specifics

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Belize - Postal code regular expression

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Belize - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Belize

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Refer to Exonyms in Belize for full lists of place names in Belize in other languages.

Belize - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Belize has 6 provinces External, which are not used in addresses. They are:

    Belize External
    Cayo External
    Corozal External
    Orange Walk External
    Stann Creek External
    Toledo External

Telephone numbers in Belize

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Belize numbers have no area codes. All subscriber numbers are 7 digits long. Mobile numbers begin with a 6.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

Properties with value Belize


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