From 1862 to 1964 British Crown colony on the east coast of Central America, south of Mexico. On 1 January 1964 British Honduras became a self-governing colony and was renamed Belize in June 1973. British Honduras was the last continental possession of the United Kingdom in the Americas.
Capial: Belize City (1862 - 1971), Belmopan (1971 - 1981).
Currency: British Honduran dollar.