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Belmopan

(bĕl'mōpän`), city (1993 est. pop. 3,900), E Belize, capital of BelizeBelize
, independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations (2015 est. pop. 359,000), 8,867 sq mi (22,965 sq km), Central America, on the Caribbean Sea. Belize is bounded on the N by Mexico, on the S and W by Guatemala, and on the E by the Caribbean. The capital is Belmopan.
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. A new city, it was constructed on the Belize R., 50 mi (80 km) inland from the former capital of then British Honduras, the port of Belize CityBelize City,
capital (1993 est. pop. 47,724) of Belize dist., Belize, at the mouth of the Belize River, on the Caribbean Sea. The river flows c.180 mi (290 km) generally west and is navigable almost to Guatemala. It is the country's major port and has deepwater facilities.
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, after that city's near destruction by a hurricane in 1961. The government was moved to Belmopan in 1970. The National Assembly Building's design is based on an ancient Mayan motif.

Belmopan

(since 1973) the capital of Belize, about 50 miles inland: founded in 1970. Pop.: 10 000 (2005 est.)
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As part of this program, the Belize Wastewater Revolving Fund has received US$5 million to repair the Belmopan wastewater-management plant and build a new plant in the Placencia Peninsula, in southeastern Belize.
Products such as cheese, honey, fruit, lettuce, carrots, potatoes, melons, and sugarcane are sold at the market building in the colony, or at the market in Belmopan.
The data were obtained from the National Archives of Belize in Belmopan, the Ministries and competent administrations.
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in partnership with the government of Belize and with the support of the European Union, launched "Enhancing Belize's Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change" at a ceremony held at the University of Belize in Belmopan, reports Caribbean News Now (Sept.
And in Belize, Harry happily played up to his party boy image - shaking his hips with Garifuna dancers and drinking rum cocktails at a street party in Belmopan.
From PHIL DAMPIER in Belmopan, Belize scoops@sundaymirror.
He crouched to chat to children lining his route in Belmopan, the capital of the Central American Commonwealth country.
And he did not seem too mind when Simeon Lopez, the mayor of the capital Belmopan, referred to him by his father's title, the Prince of Wales.
London, Mar 4 ( ANI ): Prince Harry, who was hoping to shed his playboy prince image on his first solo royal tour to the Caribbean, drank cocktails and danced with local lovelies as he attended a street party in Belmopan, the capital of Belize.
ornatissimus were collected near Belmopan in Central Belize by Jan Meermann (Belize) during 2006 and eggs sent to Bruno Kneubuhler (Luzern, Switzerland), who successfully reared it in captivity.