Belize Military


The defense includes (2009) 1,000 men enlisted and is organized into three battalions and some patrol boats but no fighter aircraft. The reserves amount to 700 people. Defense costs in 1985–2007 were about 1.4% of GDP. In 1994, Britain withdrew its former force of 1,500 men, including fighter aircraft, but still has about 30 men. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that BLZ stands for Belize.

Belize Army

Land area 22,966 km²
Total population 399,598
Residents per km² 17.4
Capital Belmopan
Official language English
Income per capita 8,300 USD
Currency Belize dollars
ISO 3166 code BZ
Internet TLD .bz
License plate bra
Telephone code +501
Time zone UTC -6
Geographic coordinates 17 15 N, 88 45 W.
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