BELIZE
BELIZE   Belize is at the southern end of the Yucatan    peninsula, facing the Caribbean Sea.
The Mayancivilizationspread into thearea of Belizebetween 1500B.C. and A.D.300                  European contact          ...
Both Spain andBritain lay claimto the land untilBritain defeatedthe Spanish inthe battle of St.Georges Cay(1798)
Belize becameindependent onsept. 21, 1981
SYMBOLS(THE FLAG)
THE COAT OF ARMS
THE NATIONAL FLOWER                    THE BLACK ORCHIDTHE NATIONAL TREETHE MAHOGANY TREE
THE NATIONAL BIRD                             TOUCAN  THE NATIONAL ANIMALTAIPIR OR MOUNTAIN COW
CULTURAL ASPECTS
FOODFood in daily life: Imported bleached wheat flour, corn, beans, rice, and poultry are the daily staples.
CUSTOMS AT CEREMONIAL       OCCASIONSGarifuna                Andy                        Palacio
“johncanoedance”
58% ofinhabitantsare RomanCatholicProtestantsconstitute29%
LANGUAGESEnglish   -Hello-Spanish -Hola-Garufunao or Maya -Xic-(shic)
The bestdevelopedgraphicarts arepaintingandsculpture
PenCayetano
Baron                        SaintBliss Day             Geoorge’s                      caye Day       Pan American        ...
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Belize

  1. 1. BELIZE
  2. 2. BELIZE Belize is at the southern end of the Yucatan peninsula, facing the Caribbean Sea.
  3. 3. The Mayancivilizationspread into thearea of Belizebetween 1500B.C. and A.D.300 European contact began in 1502 when Columbus sailed along the coast
  4. 4. Both Spain andBritain lay claimto the land untilBritain defeatedthe Spanish inthe battle of St.Georges Cay(1798)
  5. 5. Belize becameindependent onsept. 21, 1981
  6. 6. SYMBOLS(THE FLAG)
  7. 7. THE COAT OF ARMS
  8. 8. THE NATIONAL FLOWER THE BLACK ORCHIDTHE NATIONAL TREETHE MAHOGANY TREE
  9. 9. THE NATIONAL BIRD TOUCAN THE NATIONAL ANIMALTAIPIR OR MOUNTAIN COW
  10. 10. CULTURAL ASPECTS
  11. 11. FOODFood in daily life: Imported bleached wheat flour, corn, beans, rice, and poultry are the daily staples.
  12. 12. CUSTOMS AT CEREMONIAL OCCASIONSGarifuna Andy Palacio
  13. 13. “johncanoedance”
  14. 14. 58% ofinhabitantsare RomanCatholicProtestantsconstitute29%
  15. 15. LANGUAGESEnglish -Hello-Spanish -Hola-Garufunao or Maya -Xic-(shic)
  16. 16. The bestdevelopedgraphicarts arepaintingandsculpture
  17. 17. PenCayetano
  18. 18. Baron SaintBliss Day Geoorge’s caye Day Pan American Day Independence Day

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