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  belize flag and description
The flag of Belize was officially adopted on September 21, 1981.
The blue on the flag is the party color of the PUP, while the red stripes were added to recognize the color of the opposition party.
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  Belize Flag Decals & Bumperstickers
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 Belize Flag, Flag of Belize, Belize National Flag, Country Flag of Belize, National Flag of Belize
Belize Flag, Flag of Belize, Belize National Flag, Country Flag of Belize, National Flag of Belize
Then national flag of Belize is consists of horizontal stripes of red, dark blue, and red.
The coat of arms features of the Belize flag consists of a mahogany tree, two woodcutters, a shield, a flowing scroll bearing the Latin motto, which is "sub umbra floreo".
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  Flag of Belize - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The national flag of Belize was adopted on September 21, 1981 upon independence from the United Kingdom.
The flag is a continued version of the earlier flag of British Honduras (the name of Belize during the British colonial period).
At the center of the flag is the Belizean coat of arms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Belize   (138 words)

  
 Belize Information
Belize is a small independent nation lying south of the Yucatan Peninsula, east of Guatemala and north of Honduras.
Belize self-government was instituted, modeled on the Westminster parliamentary system; a Bicameral Assembly consisting of a Senate (5 members) and a House (28 members) was established with the members popularly-elected.
Belize declared the Cockscomb Basin (3,000 acres) a national forest reserve and became the first country to protect an area specifically for jaguars.
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 Belize Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The blue in the flag is meant to symbolize the political Pup party and the red was meant to represent any opposition to that party.
The Belize coat of arms is laid on a white circle that is directly in the center of the Belize flag.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for the strongest headers in the industry.
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 Belize Quick Takes 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Belize, previously known as British Honduras, lies on the East coast of Central America in the heart of the Caribbean Basin, bordering on Mexico to the North, Guatemala to the West and South, and flanked by the Caribbean Sea to the East.
The northern half of the mainland of Belize is a plain that was once the bed of a sea.
The southern part of Belize, with its watershed to the southeast from the Maya Mountains, consists of short rivers that rush through slopes combed with overhanging ledges and caves.
www.belizenet.com /belizefacts1.html   (2277 words)

  
 Belize
On the old flag, the men stand on the motto, whereas on the new one, they are on the ground, and the motto is smaller.
The coat of arms shown on the flag was given to British Honduras on January 28, 1907.
Because of the close association of the flag with the PUP, public opinion was divided as to its suitability to act as a unifying symbol.
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 National Flag of Belize
This illustration of the Belize Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Our flag illustrations are used by major book publishers, magazines, government agencies, international organizations, professional sports associations, international companies and professional designers around the world.
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 Belize
On the old flag, the men stand on the motto, whereas on the new one, they are on the ground, and the motto is smaller.
The coat of arms shown on the flag was given to British Honduras on January 28, 1907.
Because of the close association of the flag with the PUP, public opinion was divided as to its suitability to act as a unifying symbol.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/bz.html   (1154 words)

  
 The National Symbols   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The red, white and blue flag of Belize is a symbol of the unity of our nation.
Because of the close association of the flag with the PUP, public opinion was divided as to its suitability to act as a unifying symbol.
The design selected by the Committee is a royal blue flag with one horizontal red stripe at the top, one at the bottom, and a white circle with the Coat of Arms in the centre.
www.belize.gov.bz /belize/national.html   (860 words)

  
 Flags of the World
The Belize flag contains the state coat of arms surrounded by a green laurel with 50 leaves.
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
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 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Country profiles | Country profile: Belize
But Belize also has many peoples and cultures found elsewhere in the Americas - Spanish-speaking Mestizos, who are of mixed Maya Indian and European ancestry, Creoles, who speak a Creole dialect of English and who are often of African and African-European extraction, and Garifuna, who are descendants of Carib indians and Africans.
Nonetheless, Belize's ethnic make-up is changing and the use of Spanish is on the rise.
Belize, formerly known as British Honduras, was the UK's last colony on the American mainland.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1211472.stm   (568 words)

  
 Belize Flag - World Flags 101 - Belizean Flags
The flag of Belize consists of a royal blue base with a thin red horizontal stripe going across the top and bottom of the flag.
In the middle of the Belize flag is a circular white base with an emblem on it.
The motto on the Belize flag "Sub umbra floreo", means "I flourish in the shadow" (referring to the dependence from the UK), wasn't changed on the Belize flag in 1981 even after independence was achieved.
www.worldflags101.com /b/belize-flag.aspx   (330 words)

  
 Belize Flag - Flags of Belize
The red, white and blue flag of Belize is symbolises the unity of Belize.
The United Democratic Party UDP (party flag features red as a prominent color) proposed that red stripes be added to the upper and lower portions of the flag as this would rally all citizens, regardless of their political affiliation.
As a consequence, the bi-partisan National Symbols Committee invited citizens to submit designs for a National Flag.The design selected by the Committee is a royal blue flag with one horizontal red stripe at the top, one at the bottom, and a white circle with the Coat of Arms in the centre.
www.belize.com /belize-flag.html   (877 words)

  
 Belize - Colonial Flags of British Honduras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This flag is a standard British Blue Ensign, with the badge of British Honduras.
This flag was used as the Colonial flag of British Honduras, and was then used as a state and war ensign until the 80's.
The flag was a Union defaced with the badge within a laurel garland.
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 About Belize - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
Belize is a small nation on the eastern coast of Central America, on the Caribbean Sea bordered by Mexico to the northwest and Guatemala to the west and south.
The nation of Honduras is a near neighbour, 75 km away (47 miles) across the Gulf of Honduras to the east.
Belize is a member of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Sistema de Integracion Centro Americana (SICA) and considers itself to be both Caribbean, and Central American.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Belize.html   (365 words)

  
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The flag is a continued version of the earlier flag of British Honduras (the name of Belize during the British colonial period).
This flag was established in 1950 at the start of the British Honduras independence movement.
The flag is royal blue, with a white disc at the center containing the National Coat of Arms surrounded by fifty mahogany leaves.
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 Image:Flag of Belize.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The description on its description page there is shown below.
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
The use of such symbols is restricted in many countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Belize.svg   (302 words)

  
 Belize City.com: Hotels - Map - Facts - Visa Information
Belize is home to the world's only jaguar preserve, and the prehistoric tapir, the howler monkey and gentle manatee co-exist in protected environments.
Belize City is the largest city in Belize, with a population of over 60,000.
The Belize river meanders through the middle of the city; and twice a day, the city's swing bridge closes to allow sail boats to pass.
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 Belize Flag
The National flag of Belize was adopted on September 21st 1981 upon independence from the United Kingdom (The flag is a furtherance of the earlier flag of the British Honduras at which time the two red stripes were added to the original design upon independence)
Belize Flag etiquette is very strict and is is essential that Flag protocols and rules are followed correctly
A Flag of Belize, when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /belize-flag.htm   (1338 words)

  
 flagsonline.net Flag of Belize
Belize, formerly British Honduras, is located on the Caribbean coast of Central America between Guatemala and Mexico.
The flag of Belize clearly portrays the nation's origins.
Red and blue are the colours of the political parties in Belize, the ruling party and the opposition party.
www.flagsonline.net /belize.htm   (203 words)

  
 Belize Flag
Embellished in the center of the flag is the coat of arms: a white, filled in circle bordered by a green, circular, garland flowing in a clockwise direction.
A mahogany tree: the first European settlers in Belize became mahogany traders and the mahogany trade was once the economical backbone of the colony.
However, a bi-partisan committee for the designation of the official flag of Belize, which included representatives of the UDP agreed to or rather compromised to include the red horizontal stripes (red being the dominant party color for the UDP).
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 Belize Flag
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The red, white and blue flag of Belize is a symbol.
The design is a royal blue flag with one horizontal red stripe at the top, one at the bottom, and a white circle with the Coat of Arms in the centre.
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 Belize - British Honduras - Central America - Caribbean visitors guide
Belize lies on the eastern or Caribbean coast of Central America, bounded on the north and part of the west by Mexico, and on the south and the remainder of the west by Guatemala.
Belize is the most sparsely populated nation in Central America otherwise a melting pot of many races with an estimated population of approximately 274 000.
Belize's weekly newspaper, voice of the new government.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/belize.htm   (624 words)

  
 Belize! Caribbean adventure holiday vacation - travel, culture, Maya, dive, snorkel, fish, cave, hike!
The stable, democratic, English-speaking country of Belize lies in the western Caribbean on the coast of Central America.
Belize is home to an interesting mix of over ten different cultures including Garifuna, Maya, Creole, Mestizo, East Indian, and German Mennonites.
Belize also lays claim to hundreds of ancient Maya temples, large tracts of intact tropical rainforest, and this hemisphere's longest barrier reef.
www.belizenet.com   (413 words)

  
 Belize Flag
These flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
We stock the Belize flag in 4x6 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Belize stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
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 Belizean Flag - Flag Of Belize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
If you would like to use this flag of Belize or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
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 Flag of Belize - Definition, explanation
The national flag of Belize was adopted on September 21, 1981 upon independence from the United Kingdom.
This flag was established in 1950 when British Honduras began winning its independence.
At the center of the flag is the Belizean coat of arms.
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