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Which Central American country was formerly known as 'British Honduras' ?

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Which Central American country was formerly known as 'British Honduras' ?
posted Jul 14, 2015 by Brijesh Talwar

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Belize, which was known as British Honduras until 1973.

Its a very small country on the east coast of Central America, south of Mexico, after it became a British crown colony in 1862. In 1964 it became a self-governing colony and was renamed Belize in June 1973 and gained full independence in September 1981 from British control.

Some Facts -
Area 22,966 sq km (8,867 sq mi)
Population 1980 est. 145,000
Currency British Honduran dollar

answer Jul 14, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
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