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The Great Blue Hole of Belize

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Located off the coast of Belize is the amazing Great Blue Hole

If you happen to be in Belize, then do not miss out on this wonder of nature. An underwater sinkhole, it plunges 120m deep and is 300m wide. The Great Blue Hole is situated in the centre of the Lighthouse Reef at a distance of about 70Km from the mainland. The Great Blue Hole is a part of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, a World Heritage Site.

It is believed that the Great Blue Hole was formed thousands of years ago as a result of increase in the sea level that flooded the limestone caves and its roof collapsed resulting in this structure. The Great Blue Hole today is a popular diving destination, perfect to explore the underwater life. However the dive is not recommended for beginners.

The Great Blue Hole and the surrounding waters are home to the Caribbean Reef Shark, the Black tip Shark, nurse sharks, giant groupers and other aquatic life. Divers can also get lucky to spot bull shark and hammerheads. The diving trip to the Great Blue Hole is usually a full day trip and typically includes a dive in the Great Blue Hole and other dives in the surrounding reefs.

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Spain is situated in southwestern Europe and covers a total area is 504,782 km2. The Teide in the Canary Islands is the highest mountain of Spain and the third largest volcano in the world from its base.


A population of close to 46 Million. Muslims account for about 3% of the population.


The climate in Spain varies by location. Summers are dry and warm in the peninsulas. In the northern part of the country, is an oceanic climate and the dry season extends beyond summer in the southeastern part of the country.


Spanish is the the official language. Basque, Catalan, Galician and Occitan are widely used as well.


GMT +1
Summer: GMT +2


Government: 9 AM to 2 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM


National Day: October 12th
May Day: May 1st
Constitution Day: December 6th
Christmas: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):





Police/Medical/ Fire: 112

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