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  Belize - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belize is a small nation on the eastern coast of Central America, on the Caribbean Sea bordered by Mexico to the northwest and Guatemala to the west and south.
Belize is a parliamentary democracy and a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Belize is located between the Hondo and Sarstoon Rivers, with the Belize River flowing down in the centre of the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belize   (1731 words)

 Belize District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belize District is a district of the nation of Belize, with its district capital in the nation's largest city, Belize City.
Also in Belize District are the towns of Hattieville, Ladyville, San Pedro Town and Caye Caulker; the villages of Burrel Boom, Crooked Tree, and Gales Point; and Rockstone Pond.
Belize District also includes the Crooked Tree and the Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuaries, Belize National Zoo (30 miles west of Belize City), as well as the ancient Maya ruins of Altun Ha.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belize_District   (184 words)

 BELIZE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belize is a small nation in Central America, on the Caribbean Sea bordering Mexico to the northwest and Guatemala to the west and south.
Belize City is the country's largest city, as well as the principal port and its former capital.
Belize grew into a more official colony of the United Kingdom during the late 18th, early 19th century under the name of British Honduras, which became a crown colony in 1862.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/be/Belize.htm   (1004 words)

 Destination Belize - Belize by District - Introduction
Though the independence of Belize is rooted in a political fight of later times, the establishment of the original Belize is a direct benefactor of that fight that was won on September 10, 1798.
Belize by District is a look at the many offerings of the country on a local level.
Belize by District is divided into six sections by each district and the two main sections of the cayes in the north and south.
www.belizen.com /Destination/BbyDist.htm   (2550 words)

 You Better Belize It! - Belize!
The Belize District is the heart of colonial Belize.
The residents of the Belize District are mostly the creole descendants of African slaves and European settlers.
Belize City is also the link to the rest of the country.
www.belizeit.com /bze.htm   (219 words)

 Belize by District - Toledo District
The area of Toledo has the slowest growth rate of Belize, is the least populated region, and is economically the most depressed area of the country.
The Southern highway south out of the Stann Creek district becomes difficult to travel and may be washed out and cutoff during the rainy season, especially in October and November.
Belize had to slash and burn the fields to stop the disease.
www.belizen.com /Destination/index_BToledo.htm   (3344 words)

 The Belize District is centrally located in Belize to experience travel adventures like snorkeling, SCUBA diving, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Belize District is centrally located between the northern and southern borders of the country with a variety of transportation options to any point both inland and out to the cayes.
Centrally located, the Belize District is a perfect stepping off destination to explore most of what Belize has to offer, and still have access to the genuinely fascinating city experience of Belize City.
The rest of the district's 1633 square miles sits in stark contrast to the city itself with large areas of mangrove swamp and marshland near the water that shifts to pine savannah and tropical bush toward the interior.
www.belizedistrict.com   (440 words)

 Belize!, Caribbean travel, scuba, Mayan culture
Belize City itself is no longer the nation's capital, but it is still the largest city in Belize, with a population of just under fifty thousand.
The Belize District is the heart of Kriol (Creole) culture and some of its villages are as typically Kriol as one can get: Burrell Boom, Isabella Bank, Rancho Dolores and Lemonal are some of the distinctive Kriol communities that exist in the heart of the Belize River Valley.
Belize City has many simple budget hotels, including the Mopan Hotel, located on Regent Street in the business district (the owners are great sources of information about anything Belizean, and go out of their way to assist travelers).
www.belize.com /beldist.html   (3471 words)

 Belize, District of Belize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belize District is the first area to be inhabited by the British settlers who were dedicated to the cutting of logwood and mahogany.
Belize City is no longer the nation's capital, Belmopan has that distinction, but it is still the largest city in Belize, with a population of over 60,000.
Belize City is the hub of the country, with transport and boats radiating outwards in all directions.
bleaseswebworld.com /city.html   (2410 words)

 Travel Tips when traveling in the Stann Creek District and Belize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belize has proven to be the choice location for those wanting to escape the harsh winter of the North.
Belize is one of the most easily accessible of all tropical locations by geography and entry requirements.
Belize is English speaking thus making it easier for you to get around by yourself, within a group or if you have special needs that need to be addressed.
www.stanncreek.com /tips.html   (1179 words)

 Belize climate weather meteorology weaterh patterns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Belize coastal area is exposed to southeast tradewinds averaging 10-13 knots and attain an uncanny consistency during the month of July.
The Cayo District has an average of 125 rainy days per year; Belize District averages about 171 rainy days, the Stann Creek District 183 days per year while in Punta Gorda they often have over 200 days of rain every year.
By the end of the month, stormy conditions are becoming general throughout Belize and rainstorms are frequent in the south.
www.belizenet.com /weather/climate.html   (1339 words)

 Cayo, District Of Belize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1997 the population of Cayo was estimated to be 40,000.
Established in 1965, following the devastation of Belize City the former capital by Hurricane Hattie, Belmopan the capital of the country is located in the Cayo district.
Agriculture in Cayo is concentrated in the Belize River valley, where the soil is kept fertile with flood waters from the highlands.
bleaseswebworld.com /cayo.html   (1915 words)

 Belize District Reader Updates
The prop, Carl Simons, is a former Texan electrical engineer (lots of that in Belize) who has built a "BandB." Has a cute howler monkey that jumps on your shoulder and hugs your neck...all this after lunch of course.
Belize is not a cheap country for travelling.
We landed at Belize International on the afternoon of December 9th and not wishing to spend any time in Belize city we had made arrangements with the JUNGLE DRIFT LODGE (www.belizemall.com/jungled/) to pick us up at the airport and take us to their lodge at Bermudian Landing in the middle of the Community Baboon Sanctuary.
www.belizefirst.com /reader_reports/BelizeDistrict.html   (1900 words)

 Belize Report: Belize Sites & Excursions Index; Maya Ruins, River Trips, Caving, Nature Tours
A timely visit to Belize's largest Maya ruin: Updates on developments and improvements of the site and the access road, the opening of a new Visitor's Center; with a stop for a cool-down at the Rio On pools on the return trip.
The capital of the Cayo district is a hub of activity for the region.
Recent excavations led to the discovery of a royal tomb, with the remains of a king adorned with a fabulous jade necklace.
www.belizereport.com /sites   (421 words)

 Maya Sites of Belize, Ambergris Caye, Belize
It is generally thought that the population of what is now Belize was considerably greater during the Classic Maya Period than it is today; the plethora of Maya sites in the country today is testimony to this.
Belize clearly lay in the Maya heartland: not only are some of the earliest sites, like that of Cuello in Orange Walk, found in the country, but the recent discovery of glyphs at Caracol, Cayo District, apparently portraying a military victory over Tikal suggests that some of the Belizean centres were supreme in the region.
Luxury items like jade and even agricultural necessities like flint had to be imported into the district, and many of the district's sites may have depended considerably for both subsistence and trade on their access to the sea.
ambergriscaye.com /pages/mayan/mayasites.html   (19277 words)

 Southern Belize Real Estate
The way it all got started, 'The Southern Belize Real Estate Website', the first online real estate website based in the Toledo District of Belize, was formed after we went through the process of buying our first piece of land in Belize.
Long considered Belize's most culturally diverse and remote district of its seven districts, Toledo is home to six major rivers, eighteen protected parks and reserves to include the spectacular Port Honduras Marine reserve.
The current owners, Bob Jones and his wife Netty, were pioneers of tourism in the Cayo District of Belize.
www.southernbelizerealestate.com   (2880 words)

 You Better Belize It! - Cayo!
The Cayo District is Belize's western most district.
The district is filled however with numerous towns and villages which vary from Mayan Indian to Creole.
Due to a hurricane in 1961 the Government of Belize decided to move the country's capital to a new city called Belmopan in the centre of the Cayo District.
www.belizeit.com /cayo.htm   (210 words)

 Website of the Belize Tourism Board
On the south side of the Belize River, the Foreshore lines the waterfront from the Bliss Institute south to Birds Isle (a Belize City venue for basketball and local events).
Belize City is located in the heart of the country.
Belize City has the only manual swing bridge in the world which is still being swung daily.
www.travelbelize.org /bc.html   (1248 words)

 ! Tropic Real Estate property for sale Belize Central America
Some property owners in Belize are a little unique in the fact that they elect not to publish their hotels, resorts and businesses for sale.
Belize is the naturalists' paradise with its incredible old growth rain forests, flor and fauna, rivers, cave systems and ancient Mayan pyramids.
Belize is where Mayan and modern culture blend.
www.realestatebelize.com   (505 words)

 The Belize Times Weekly Newspaper Online - 1,540 Accidents/20 Deaths in Belize District for 2002 |||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The early figures for the Belize District are shocking compared to 2002, a year which the TIU says only 20 deaths were totaled of the 1,540 traffic accidents, which include from minor city accidents to highway collisions.
The leading cause of road accidents is “Inattention or Misjudgment”, which was the cause of 935 accidents, followed by 342 accidents caused by “Hit and Run” in 2002 according to the TIU.
The figures represent the Belize District and do not include other districts where frequent accidents also occur such as the northern and western districts.
www.belizetimes.bz /news/story/2199.shtml   (461 words)

 Great Caving in Belize - Cayo District Caves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The lime rock matrix that makes up much of the country's landmass is riddled with caves and beneath the surface can be found some of the most spectacular and extensive cave systems on the planet.
Caves are inextricably bound up with the history of Belize, having been fundamental to the religion of the Maya.
Vapor clouds forming at the mouth of caves suggested to the Maya that these were the places where wind and clouds were born.
www.belizex.com /caves.htm   (506 words)

 Social Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A Centre for Employment Training (CET) has been established in Belize City to provide a mechanism to reach the student population that has not had the advantage of completing secondary school.
The Belize Vocational Training Centre in Belize City provides courses for primary school-leavers, while the Belize Youth Development Centre and the Belize College of Agriculture offer training for those interested in entering the field of agro-industry.
Advanced training is provided to Belizeans in the professional and technical fields at Belize's first university, the University College of Belize, which opened in 1986.
www.belize.gov.bz /belize/social.html   (382 words)

 Biodiversity in Belize - Native Heliconia's
Distributed in the Cayo, Stann Creek and Toledo districts.
Found in all districts (except Corozal?) in lowland under open, disturbed and moist conditions.
Within Belize it's distribution is limited to a distinct area in the Toledo district.
biological-diversity.info /native_heliconia.htm   (498 words)

 Belize Vacation Resorts and family travel adventure at Crystal Paradise
Combine this exotic atmosphere with genuine Belizean family hospitality, and the result is a rare encounter between culture and adventure.
Crystal Paradise Resort was hand built by the Tut family, using the ancient art of palm-thatched roofs that compliment with the natural beauty of Belize.
Our large family runs the resort as a team to offer you the finest accommodations along with a wide variety of activities and tours, offering you a vacation that regular hotels can’t compare with.
www.crystalparadise.com   (296 words)

 Belize traditional Creole (Kriol) Christmas Bram and Brokdong in Gales Point Manatee, Belize District
As urban Belize City embraced less traditional Christmas celebrations, the bram became relegated to the countryside where it still relishes a critical presence.
The various Belizean cultures have their traditional music, and the Brokdong and bram are truly original of the Belize Kriol.
This is especially true around the Christmas season and in rural Belize District where the two-day holiday is synonymous with the Bram.
www.belizeanjourneys.com /features/brokdong/newsletter.html   (923 words)

And while the Novelo brothers are planning a long future in the transport industry, they are anything but happy with the ruin of the company founded by their parents, Novelo Bus Line.
A Belize City mechanic has been sentenced to five years behind bars after his client's car was found stripped of everything from headlights to wheels.
We were proposing in Belize City to try and keep a control over the activities in the counting area, to keep that station as—I don’t know if I’m using the proper word—as sanitised as possible, to count five ballot boxes at a time.
www.channel5belize.com   (3010 words)

 Belize Tours & Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belize tour and travel vacations arranged by Maya Mountain Tours highlight Belizean wildlife, culture, Maya ruins, and reef.
BELIZE DOMESTIC AIR- All your in-country reservations will be made on the safest and most enjoyable flights possible.
Additionally, Belize has a spicy diversity of cultures, mystical ancient Mayan ruins, the second largest barrier reef in the world, and an English speaking population.
www.mayamountain.com /belize/tours.htm   (515 words)

 Why choose Southern Belize?
Although I had travelled unscathed throughout the districts of Belize many times as previously mentioned, in all my adventuring from the Cayo to the Cayes, I had never once ventured south of Monkey River Town.
Long considered Belize’s most culturally diverse and remote district of it’s seven districts, Toledo is home to no less than six major rivers, seven to eighteen protected parks and reserves depending on how you count them to include the spectacular Port Honduras Marine Reserve.
As for cultural diversity, the Toledo District is the most culturally diverse district in all of Belize.
www.southernbelizerealestate.com /southernbelize.htm   (963 words)

 Belize's Cayo District including San Ignacio.
Belizeans from western Belize are fond of boasting that "the west is best!" And they sure have a lot to be proud about.
The Cayo district is the Belizean frontier (you'll be able to do more horseback riding than in any other part of the country).
A one-hour ride from Belize City gets you to Belmopan, whose downtown market area is a pulsating, thriving bus terminal with connections to every part of Belize.
www.belize.com /cayo.html   (383 words)

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