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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.
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The data were obtained from the National Archives of Belize in Belmopan, the Ministries and competent administrations.
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