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Belize

Belize

Latin America

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Geography

Area: 22,965 sq km

A Caribbean coastal enclave bordering Guatemala and Mexico. It has the world’s second-largest coral barrier reef.

Population: 312,928    Annual Growth: 2.08%

Capital: Belmopan

Urbanites: 52.7%

HDI Rank: 93 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 14 (7% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: English. Spanish spoken by the majority of the population    Languages: 12 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians262,67283.941.9
Evangelicals58,78218.84.8

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Challenges for Prayer

HIV/AIDS is a serious threat. The 2.4% (and rising) infection rate is the highest in Central America. He Intends Victory and Lighthouse Christian Radio both serve to educate, prevent and minister on this issue and to those who suffer.

     For an additional 2 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Belize.