Ten fun facts about Belize

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    Belize is a small and eclectic country that is bordered by Mexico to the north, south and west by Guatemala, and east by the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Ethnically diverse and culturally rich; Belize has many things to offer visitors from its varied ecology to its historical pre-Columbian Maya temple cities. Below are ten interesting and fun facts about Belize:
    1. Belize is one of the best places in the world for shark viewing. The best times to go are during the months of April – July.
    2. Belize has an uncommon species of howler monkey that is known as one of the top ten loudest animals in the world.
    3. The locals in Belize have created some unique names for its natural wonders including Owl eye butterfly, the Swallow Tail Cattle Heart Butterfly, and the Red Footed Booby Bird, and the False Vampire Bat.
    4. Belize is the only Central American country with English as its official language.
    5. High on the list of Belize’s many charms is a very comfortable tropical climate with an average yearly temperature of 84° F (29°C). Costal sea breezes and Belize’s large tracts of jungle and rainforests provide cooling relief even in the hottest summer months while winters can be cool but never very cold. In short, the climate is pretty much near perfect.
    6. Belize has the only known jaguar preserve in the world and it is located in the cockscomb Wildlife sanctuary in southern Belize.
    7. Archaeologists estimate that at their peak, 1 to 2 million Mayans lived within the borders of present day Belize. Mighty Maya cities such as Caracol, Xunantunich and Lamanai dotted the landscape, with small agricultural communities farming the land between.
    8. Belize is roughly only 180 miles long and 68 miles wide. It is a small but sparsely populated country outside the cities because of the protections it has in place for the natural wonders that are within its borders
    9. Belize has such a dense population and is one of the most populous in the world for its size.
    10. Outside the Belize mainland is one of the world’s natural reefs known as the Belize natural reefs with 200 separate islands.
     
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    I'll send you to Belize.
     
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    fun facts thread :ghp::ghp:
     
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    I always like it when JD starts a thread about Belize, I kinda miss them.
     
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