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Belize Life

The majority of the population of Belize is of mixed racial descent. The largest group is of black or partly black ancestry. Other groups include Native Americans, principally Carib and Maya, located in the north and west; people of European descent, mainly English and Spanish; and people of mixed Native American-European descent. The population of Belize is 230,160 (1998 estimate).

English is the official language, but Spanish is spoken by over half the population.

The people of Belize are mainly Roman Catholic (roughly 60% of the population). Other denominations include Anglican, Methodist, Mennonite, Seventh Day Adventist and Pentecostal.


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