Astronaut Ricky Arnold captured from ISS Belize. At the top left white peninsula is Belize City, the largest of the country.
Belize is in the Central America bordered by Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and Guatemala, with 290km long and 110km wide. The Mayan civilization spread into the area of Belize and flourished until about 1200. It became a British colony in 1840 and independence was achieved from the UK in 1981. English is the official language of Belize, while Belizean Creole is an unofficial native language. Sugar is one of Belize’s top exports.
The local scenery on the ground is as follows.