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the Country code:
- Belize, Kingdom
- of 22 966 sq. km
- English (state), Spanish, May, Creole
- BZ (BLZ) 084
Leading world currency of a monetary system of the country is the dollar of Belize which makes 100 cents. International
Designation of dollar of Belize - BZD . In circulation there are notes
Of denomination of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars. Besides it, in the country the American dollars are accepted. They are considered as the lawful payment
Means for territories of the country. The domestic currency is manufactured by Central bank of Belize.
In territory of the former British Honduras the Spanish and Mexican coins in cents originally addressed, in October, 1884 the dollar of British Honduras equal to US dollar has been entered. Simultaneously in circulation there were English both American gold and silver coins. Since June, 1st, 1973 the dollar of British Honduras is renamed into dollar of Belize.
On face side of all Belizean paper moneys the portrait of English queen Elizabeth II is seated (in the past Belize was
Colony of Great Britain). On backs - birds, animal, buildings and bridges of Belize. Notes 2, 5, 10, 20 Belizean dollars have the size - 140 x 70 mm, and 50 and 100 dollars - 150 x 75 mm.
Exchange is carried out practically in all banks, at the airport, travel agencies, and also in
Exchange offices. In large shops, solid hotels, restaurants and travel agencies it is possible
To pay credit cards and traveller's cheques. Is better cheques in dollar of the USA, pounds are accepted
Sterlings and Canadian dollars.
National monetary units of Belize fall into to enough key currency.
It is updated 05.2012