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Belize City is a small but vibrant and culture-rich location. Its approximate population is about 60,000. It is the very first place that all visitors visit. This is due to the fact that all roads, flights and cruises lead to this main business center. The city is a bit more busy than its neighboring Districts.
Belize City has grown tremendously over the years and is not the main tourist hub of the country where over 1 million tourist pass through every year.
Photos of Belize City
1- Baron Bliss Lighthouse is the resting place of Belize's most well known benefactor.
2 - Memorial Park is used for Official Activities.
3 - The Belize Museum (Former Belize City Prison) - Recently restored and declared a national museum. At the museum you will find information on the Maya Culture as well as unique artifacts that were excavated from the ancient tombs found in Belize.
4 - Maritime Museum - Located on the North Front Street side of the Swing bridge alongside the Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association docking area. Features displays about the history and evolution of Belize's boat building and fishing industry.
5- Swing Bridge - Has connected the cities downtown area since colonial days and is one of the few manually operated bridges still in use in the world.
6- Supreme Court Building - Built in 1926, it still functions as the highest court in Belize.
7- Regent Street and Albert Street - Lots of stores, street vendors, fruit vendors, and main banking institutions.
8 - Marine Parade
11 - House of Culture - Once the residence of colonial governors, its now a historical museum. Exhibits include historical photos and a glassware collection.
12 - Southern Foreshore - Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a Belizean waterfront view of the Western Caribbean.
13 - Bliss Institute - Theater, Museum, and National Arts Council - It the cultural center of Belize City and sometimes features performances by visiting dance or theatre companies. Check the notice board for scheduled events.
14 - National Handicraft Center - An outlet for crafts people to sell their goods; Including carved hardwood figures, slate carvings, black coral jewelry, pottery, original oil paintings on canvas and woven baskets.
15 - Image Factory with its unique gallery style shops and interesting exhibitions, introduces you to contemporary local artists.
16 - Belize Tourism Village - Especially designed for day cruise-ship passengers, the Belize Tourism Village has courtyards and terminals offering restaurants, snack bars, entertainment (on cruise ship days), access to land and marine tours as well as a variety of local souvenir, jewelry and clothing outlets.
17 - St. John's Cathedral - Regent Street Belize. Built in 1812; It is the oldest Anglican cathedral in Central America.
18 - Old Belize - Old Belize Restaurant and Museum (Click Here)
19 - The Belize Zoo -
The Belize Zoo (Click Here)
20 - The Belize International Airport
22 - The Belize Anglican Cathedral
23 - Belize City Canals - The are all interconnected and lead to the Caribbean Sea.
24 - 2.5 Miles Western Highway Carwash - The first and only coin operated car wash in the country.
25 - Altun Ha (Maya Ruin)
26 - Crooked Tree Wild Life Sanctuary
27 - Baboon Sanctuary
29) Municipal Air Strip
31) Excellent Location for Wedding Ceremonies
Geography: Belize lies on the eastern coastline of Central America, bordered on the north by Mexico, on the west and south by Guatemala, and on the east by the Caribbean Sea. It is separated by sea from its neighbor to the southwest, Honduras. Belize covers approximately 8,866 square miles. Belize's mainland is roughly 180 miles long and up to 68 miles wide. Belize also consists of over 200 cayes (islands), ranging in size from a few hundred feet to 25 miles long and four miles wide. Most of the cayes are located inside the 200-mile Belize Reef.
Political Status: Belize has been an independent nation and a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations since 1981. Belize is governed by a parliamentary democracy with two major political parties, the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the People's United Party (PUP). The Belizean constitution is similar to documents adopted by other former British colonies and includes a bill of rights.
Population: The population of Belize is approximately
275,000. The country enjoys a wide range of ethnic diversity. Major groups
include Africans, Creoles (African-European), Mestizos (Spanish-Indian),
Garifunas (African-Indian), Mayans, Anglo-Europeans, Arabs, and Asians.
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