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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 (2005 est. pop. 279,500), 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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LES in Belmopan, for instance, stocked offices with emergency supplies from the warehouse and ensured all facilities were secure prior to the storm.
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.
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Prince Harry meets locals and enjoys a drink and a dance at a party in the newly-named Queen Elizabeth II Boulevard in Belmopan
Earlier there was a quirky speech by the mayor of Belmopan, Simeon Lopez, who kept wrongly calling his guest the Prince of Wales.
The community reaches out to others only by taking produce, in modest amounts, to the capital city of Belmopan, and by welcoming a few non-Mennonite neighbors to their local market.
Embassy is located in the City of Belmopan on Floral Park Street.
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In Belize City, the five-bedroom, five-bath, 6,000-sq ft home is being sold for pounds 350,000 because the US embassy and its diplomats have moved to the new capital of Belmopan.
During the interview in his office in Belmopan, the country's verdant inland capital, Prime Minister Musa recognized that the country still has a lot of work to do to combat poverty and ensure that everyone can participate fully in development.
of Belmopan [17[degrees]14'N, 88[degrees]46'W], 4 August 1972, berlese, limestone forest, S.