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  • Gazetteer of

    Belize

    compiled by

    Per Ivar Haug

    Hommelvik, 2014

  • 2

    Contents

    Explanatory notes.................................................................................................................... p. 3

    Main sources ........................................................................................................................... p. 4

    Some basic facts ...................................................................................................................... p. 5

    First-order administrative subdivisions................................................................................... p. 6

    Bays, inlets .............................................................................................................................. p. 7

    Islands ..................................................................................................................................... p. 8

    Lakes and lagoons ................................................................................................................. p. 10

    Mountains ............................................................................................................................. p. 11

    Populated places.................................................................................................................... p. 12

    Rivers .................................................................................................................................... p. 18

    Supplement ........................................................................................................................... p. 19

  • 3

    Explanatory notes

    Abbreviations and symbols.

    c city

    t town

    These abbreviations may be followed by date/year of incorporation.

    * (in square brackets, combined with year or date): year of foundation

    data not found

    Alphabetization.

    The order of letters throughout each name is followed strictly:

    Ladyville

    La Gracia

    Laguna

    Names beginning with a generic term (e.g. Rio, Caye) are alphabetized under the proper

    name:

    Caulker, Caye

    Hondo, Rio

    Coordinates.

    For area features (e.g. islands, lakes, districts), the coordinates indicate the approximate

    centre of the feature.

    Coordinates are given in degrees ( ) and minutes ( ) (seconds ( ) only in exceptional cases) .

  • 4

    Main sources

    Abstracts of statistics, Belize : 2012. - Belmopan : Statistical Institute of Belize, [2013?]

    http://www.sib.org.bz/Portals/0/Docs/Publications/Abstract/2012_Abstract_of_Statistics.pdf

    Belize. - Scale 1:250.000. - London : Government of the United Kingdom, Directorate of

    Overseas Surveys, 1980. - (D.O.S. 649)

    Belize islands guide : a guide to Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker and Belizes other islands / Lan Sluder. - Asheville, NC : Equator Publications, cop. 2010. - ISBN 978-0-9670488-6-4.

    http://www.belizefirst.com/documents/BelizeIslandsGuidebyLanSluder.pdf

    Belize population and housing census : country report 2010. - Belmopan : Statistical Institute

    of Belize, cop. 2013.

    http://catalog.ihsn.org/index.php/catalog/4294/download/56269

    Cays of the Belize barrier reef and lagoon / by D.R. Stoddart, F.R. Fosberg and D.L.

    Spellman. Atoll research bulletin, no. 256(1982)

    http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/atollresearchbulletin/issues/00256.pdf

    Environmental water quality monitoring program / United States Agency for International

    Development, Project NARMAP [and] Government of Belize, Department of the

    Environment. Annexes to the Final report. - [Belize?] : [NARMAP?], 1995.

    http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNACH602.pdf

    Google Earth

    Microsoft Encarta interactive world atlas 2001. [Redmond, Wash.] : Microsoft Corporation, cop. 2000

  • 5

    Some basic facts

    Name: Belize

    Former name: British Honduras (1862-1 June 1973)

    Independence: 21 Sept. 1981

    Area: 22,964 km

    Population (2010 census): 322,453

    Max. length north-south: 274 km

    Max. length east-west: 109 km

    Southernmost point: 15 53 09 N (at Sarstoon River, Guatemala border, 8913 20 W)

    Northernmost point: 18 29 45 N (at Rio Hondo, Mexico border, 88 24 08 W) Westernmost point: 8913 39 W (at Sarstoon River (here called Ro Gracias a

    Dios), Guatemala border, 15 53 46 N) Easternmost point: 87 29 10 W (on Sandbore Caye, Lighthouse Reef,

    17 27 50 N) Capital: Belmopan

    Former capital: Belize (until 3 Aug. 1970)

    Largest island: Ambergris Caye, 130 km

    Largest lake: New River Lagoon, 13.55 km

    Longest river: Belize River, 290 km

    Highest mountain: Doyles Delight, 1,124 m

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    First-order administrative subdivisions:

    Districts. Coordinates. Area

    (km).

    Population

    (2010

    census).

    Capital.

    Belize 17 30N 88 25W 4,204 95,291 Belize

    Cayo 17 00N 88 50W 5,338 75,046 San Ignacio

    Corozal 18 15N 88 20W 1,860 41,061 Corozal

    Orange Walk 17 45N 88 45W 4,737 45,946 Orange Walk

    Stann Creek 16 45N 88 30W 2,176 34,324 Dangriga

    Toledo 16 20N 88 50W 4,649 30,785 Punta Gorda

    Total: 22,964 322,453 Belmopan

  • 7

    Bays, inlets. Coordinates. District. Length

    (kilometres).

    Amatique, Bay of

    (Baha de Amatique)

    15 55N 88 45W Toledo/(Guatemala) 40

    Chetumal Bay (Baha de Chetumal) 18 30N 88 10W Corozal/(Mxico) 55

    Corozal Bay 18 23N 88 21W Corozal 8

    Lowrys Bight 18 21N 88 19W Corozal 5

    Warree Bight 18 21N 88 14W Corozal 2

  • 8

    Islands.

    Coordinates.

    District.

    Surface

    area

    (km).

    Popu-

    lation.

    Year

    Ambergris Caye 18 02N 87 55W Belize 130 12,900 2008

    Buttonwood Caye 16 32 25N 88 03 00W

    Stann Creek 0.0072 0

    Carrie Bow Caye 16 48N 88 05W Stann Creek 0.00394

    Cary Caye 16 31N 88 10W Stann Creek 0.0429 0

    Caulker, Caye (Cay Corker) 17 46N 88 02W Belize 4.5 1,763 2010

    Coco Plum Caye 16 52 30N 88 07 15W

    Stann Creek 0.06

    Colson Caye 16 28N 88 19W Stann Creek 0.0203 0

    East Snake Caye 16 12 32N 88 30 30W

    Toledo 0.0194 0

    Franks Caye 16 08 05N 88 15 30W

    Toledo 0.0176 0

    Half Moon Caye 17 12N 87 32W Belize 0.44

    Hatchet Caye 16 28N 88 04W Stann Creek 0.013 0

    Hunting Caye 16 06 34N 88 16 09W

    Toledo 0.0579

    Laughing Bird Caye 16 26 37N 88 11 48W

    Stann Creek 0.0136 0

    Lime Caye 16 06 01N 88 16 28W

    Toledo 0.0207 0

    Little St. Georges Caye 17 33 37N 88 04 32W

    Belize 0.0205

    Little Water Caye 16 27N 88 06W Stann Creek 0.0207 0

    Long Caye 16 45 20N 87 46 53W

    Belize 0.0585

    Middle Caye 16 44 23N 87 48 42W

    Belize 0.0597

    Middle Snake Caye 16 12N 88 33W Toledo 0.0132 0

    Moho Caye 16 30N 88 10W Stann Creek 0.0454 0

    Moho Caye 16 09 11N 88 40 22W

    Toledo 0.0054 0

    Nicholas Caye 16 07 02N 88 15 49W

    Toledo 0.0386 0

    Northeast Caye 16 45 33N 87 46 16W

    Belize 0.0448

    Northeast Sapodilla Caye 16 08 22N 88 15 12W

    Toledo 0.0479 0

    Northern Caye 17 27N 87 30E Belize 2.4

    Pompion Caye 16 23 23N 88 06 11W

    Stann Creek 0.42 0

    Ragged Caye 16 51N 88 08W Stann Creek 0.03

    Ranguana Caye 16 20N 88 09W Toledo 0.0112 0

    Robinson Point Caye 17 21 45N 88 11 25W

    Belize 0.29 0

    Round Caye 16 24 42N 88 04 41W

    Stann Creek 0.0031 0

    Sandbore Caye 17 28N 87 29W Belize 0.041 0

    Scipio Caye 16 28N 88 18W Stann Creek 0.0167 0

    South Snake Caye 16 10 50N 88 33 56W

    Toledo 0.0275 0

    South Water Caye 16 49N 88 05W Stann Creek 0.0649

  • 9

    Islands.

    Coordinates.

    District.

    Surface

    area

    (km).

    Popu-

    lation.

    Year

    Southwest Caye 16 43N 87 51W Belize 0.087

    and

    0.0623

    Spanish Lookout Caye 17 24 40N 88 04 15W

    Belize 0.76

    St. Georges Caye 17 33 10N 88 04 30W

    Belize 656 2010

    Tobacco Caye 16 54N 88 04W Stann Creek 0.025 16 2000

    West Snake Caye 16 11 30N 88 34 16W

    Toledo 0.0535 0

  • 10

    Lakes and lagoons. Coordinates. District. Surface

    area

    (km).

    Altitude

    (metres).

    Bennetts Lagoon 17 58N 88 10W Corozal 4 0

    Commerce Bight Lagoon 16 54N 88 17W Stann Creek

    Crooked Tree Lagoon, see Northern Lagoon.

    Five Blues Lake 17 07 46N 88 35 35W

    Cayo 0.03 approx. 70

    Gra Gra Lagoon 16 56 30N 88 14 10W

    Stann Creek 1.2 0

    Midwinters Lagoon 17 45N 18 14W Belize 0

    New River Lagoon 17 40N 88 39W Orange Walk 13.55

    Northern Lagoon 17 21N 88 20W Belize 32 0

    Northern Lagoon

    (Crooked Tree Lagoon)

    17 47N 88 32W Belize 10

    Northern River Lagoon 17 55N 88 12W Belize 8 0

    Placencia Lagoon

    (Placentia Lagoon)

    16 36N 88 22W Stann Creek 30 0

    Progresso Lagoon 18 13N 88 25W Corozal 0

    Punta Ycacos Lagoon 16 17N 88 37W Toledo 90 0

    Sapodilla Lagoon 16 46N 88 19W Stann Creek 3.2 0

    Shipstern Lagoon 18 16N 88 10W Corozal 42 0

    Southern Lagoon 17 13N 88 20W Belize 32 0

    Southern Lagoon 17 40N 88 32W Belize

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    Mountains. Coordinates. District. Height

    (metres).

    Baldy Beacon 17 00N 88 47W Cayo 1,020

    Copetilla, Mount 16 47N 88 41W Stann Creek approx. 950

    Doyles Delight 16 30N 89 03W Cayo/Toledo 1,124

    Hope, Mount 17 11N 88 58W Cayo 215

    Margaret, Mount 17 03N 88 36W Cayo 940

    Middlesex 17 03N 88 30W Stann Creek 575

    Mossy, Mount 16 58N 88 33W Stann Creek 970

    Richardson Peak 16 36N 88 47W Toledo 1,000

    Victoria Peak 16 49N 88 37W Stann Creek 1,120

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    Populated places. Coordinates. District. Popula-

    tion.

    Year

    Aguacate 16 10N 89 05W Toledo 369 2010

    All Pines [Stann Creek] Supplement.

    Altamira (Alta Mira) 18 24N 88 24W Corozal 210 2010

    Alta Vista 16 59N 88 24W Stann Creek 369 2010

    Arenal 17 01N 89 09W Cayo 612 2010

    Armenia 17 09N 88 45W Cayo 1,395 2010

    August Pine Ridge 17 59N 88 44W Orange Walk 1,794 2010

    Barranco 16 00N 88 55W Toledo 157 2010

    Belize [c] 17 30N 88 12W Belize 57,169 2010

    Bella Vista 16 30N 88 32W Toledo 3,508 2010

    Belmopan [c 1 Aug. 1970] 17 15N 88 46W Cayo 13,931 2010

    Benque Viejo [t 19 Oct. 1904] 17 04N 89 08W Cayo 6,148 2010

    Bermudian Landing 17 33N 88 32W Belize 183 2010

    Big Falls 16 16N 88 53W Toledo 845 2010

    Billy White 17 13N 89 03W Cayo 586 2010

    Biscayne 17 44N 88 28W Belize 517 2010

    Blackman Eddy 17 14N 88 55W Cayo 534 2010

    Bladen (Bladden) 16 28N 88 38W Toledo 466 2010

    Blue Creek 17 54N 88 54W Orange Walk 407 2010

    Blue Creek 16 12N 89 03W Toledo 366 2010

    Bomba 17 53N 88 17W Belize 81 2000

    Boom Creek 16 05N 88 55W Toledo 100 2000

    Boston 17 53N 88 18W Belize 127 2010

    Branch Mouth 17 11N 89 05W Cayo 259 2000

    Buena Vista 17 15N 88 56W Cayo 599 2010

    Buena Vista 18 14N 88 32W Corozal 495 2010

    Bullet Tree Falls 17 10N 89 07W Cayo 2,124 2010

    Burrell Boom 17 34N 88 24W Belize 2,218 2010

    Calcutta 18 22N 88 26W Corozal 846 2010

    Caledonia 18 14N 88 29W Corozal 1,400 2010

    Calla Creek 17 07N 89 08W Cayo 286 2010

    Camalote 17 15N 88 49W Cayo 2,562 2010

    Carmelita 17 11N 89 04W Cayo 67 2000

    Carmelita 18 01N 88 32W Orange Walk 1,474 2010

    Carolina 18 22N 88 26W Corozal 206 2010

    Cattle Landing 16 07N 88 48W Toledo 226 2010

    Caye Caulker 17 44N 88 02W Belize 1,763 2010

    Cayo, see San Ignacio.

    Central Farm 17 11N 89 00W Cayo 205 2010

    Chan Chen 18 26N 88 26W Corozal 715 2010

    Chan Pine Ridge 18 02N 88 35W Orange Walk 446 2010

    Chunox 18 18N 88 21W Corozal 1,375 2010

    Commerce Bight [Stann Creek] Supplement.

    Concepcin 18 19N 88 28W Corozal 1,257 2010

    Conejo [* 1912] 16 03N 89 00W Toledo 210 2010

    Consejo 18 27N 88 18W Corozal 350 2010

    Cool Shade 17 10N 88 58W Cayo 51 2000

  • 13

    Populated places. Coordinates. District. Popula-

    tion.

    Year

    Copper Bank (San Fernando) 18 19N 88 21W Corozal 470 2010

    Corazn 16 03N 89 07W Toledo 188 2010

    Corozal [t] 18 24N 88 23W Corozal 10,287 2010

    Corozalito 17 50N 88 16W Belize 84 2000

    Cotton Tree 17 17N 88 43W Cayo 1,572 2010

    Cow Creek 16 59N 88 24W Stann Creek 61 2000

    Cow Pen (Cowpen) 16 34N 88 32W Stann Creek 1,042 2010

    Crique Jute 16 16N 89 01W Toledo 223 2010

    Crique Largo Toledo 106 2000

    Crique Sarco [* 1910] 15 59N 89 06W Toledo 328 2010

    Cristo Rey 17 08N 89 03W Cayo 873 2010

    Cristo Rey 18 21N 88 30W Corozal 869 2010

    Crooked Tree 17 47N 88 32W Belize 805 2010

    Cuatro Leguas (Quatro Leguas) 17 55N 88 59W Orange Walk 154 2010

    Dangriga (until 1975, Stann Creek)

    [t]

    16 58N 88 13W Stann Creek 9,591 2010

    Dolores 15 59N 89 13W Toledo 460 2010

    Double Head Cabbage 17 33N 88 33W Belize 406 2010

    Douglas 18 14N 88 36W Orange Walk 521 2010

    Duck Run 1 17 13N 89 01W Cayo 663 2010

    Duck Run 2 17 15N 89 02W Cayo 371 2010

    Duck Run 3 17 16N 89 02W Cayo 400 2010

    Dump 16 14N 88 56W Toledo 198 2010

    El Cayo, see San Ignacio.

    Eldridge, see Elridge.

    Elridge (Eldridge) 16 08N 88 51W Toledo 514 2010

    Esperanza 17 11N 89 02W Cayo 1,262 2010

    Esperanza 16 26N 88 32W Toledo 55 2000

    Fire Burn 17 52N 88 38W Orange Walk 106 2000

    Flowers Bank 17 37N 88 30W Belize 121 2010

    Forest Home 16 08N 88 50W Toledo 479 2010

    Franks Eddy 17 15N 88 38W Cayo 378 2010

    Gales Point 17 11N 88 20W Belize 296 2010

    Gardenia 17 40N 88 25W Belize 303 2010

    Georgetown 16 39N 88 30W Stann Creek 473 2010

    Georgeville 17 12N 88 59W Cayo 921 2010

    Golden Stream 16 22N 88 48W Toledo 349 2010

    Gracie Rock 17 24N 88 27W Belize 255 2010

    Graham Creek 15 56N 89 08W Toledo 52 2000

    Guinea Grass 17 58N 88 36W Orange Walk 3,218 2010

    Hattieville 17 27N 88 24W Belize 2,344 2010

    Hicattee 16 17N 88 52W Toledo 363 2010

    Hill Bank 17 36N 88 42W Orange Walk 78 1960

    Hope Creek 17 00N 88 19W Stann Creek 1,128 2010

    Hopeville 16 07N 88 48W Toledo 176 2000

    Hopkins [* 1941] 16 52N 88 17W Stann Creek 1,610 2010

    Hummingbird Community 17 04N 88 35W Stann Creek 466 2010

  • 14

    Populated places. Coordinates. District. Popula-

    tion.

    Year

    Independence 16 32N 88 25W Stann Creek 4,014 2010

    Indian Church 17 45N 88 39W Orange Walk 267 2010

    Indian Creek 17 45N 88 44W Orange Walk 904 2010

    Indian Creek 16 19N 88 50W Toledo 721 2010

    Isabella Bank 17 35N 88 32W Belize 143 2010

    Jacinto 16 09N 88 53W Toledo 337 2010

    Jalact 16 12N 89 12W Toledo 769 2010

    Kendal (Kendall) 16 49N 88 23W Stann Creek 118 2010

    La Democracia 17 21N 88 33W Belize 353 2010

    Ladyville 17 33N 88 18W Belize 5,458 2010

    La Gracia 17 21N 88 56W Cayo 271 2010

    Laguna 16 10N 88 56W Toledo 257 2010

    Lemonal 17 37N 88 36W Belize 169 2010

    Libertad 18 19N 88 27W Corozal 1,606 2010

    Little Belize 18 12N 88 24W Corozal 2,650 2010

    Long Bank 16 58N 88 16W Stann Creek 164 2010

    Lords Bank 17 33N 88 20W Belize 3,140 2010

    Los Tambos 17 19N 89 01W Cayo 357 2010

    Louisville 18 19N 88 31W Corozal 880 2010

    Lower Barton Creek 17 10N 88 55W Cayo 193 2010

    Lucky Strike 17 47N 88 19W Belize 244 2010

    Mabilha (Mabelha) 16 06N 89 05W Toledo 205 2010

    Mafredi 16 15N 89 00W Toledo 149 2010

    Mahogany Heights 17 20N 88 34W Belize 1,063 2010

    Mango Walk 16 27N 88 32W Toledo 244 2010

    Maskall 17 53N 88 19W Belize 803 2010

    Maya Beach 16 37N 88 21W Stann Creek 229 2010

    Maya Centre 16 48N 88 23W Stann Creek 386 2010

    Maya Mopan 16 40N 88 31W Stann Creek 632 2010

    May Pen 17 39N 88 28W Belize 59 2000

    Medina Bank 16 26N 88 45W Toledo 237 2010

    Melinda 17 00N 88 21W Stann Creek 169 2000

    Middlesex 17 02N 88 31W Stann Creek 221 2010

    Midway 16 04N 88 57W Toledo 240 2010

    Monkey River 16 22N 88 29W Toledo 196 2010

    More Tomorrow 17 21N 88 42W Cayo 154 2010

    Mullins River 17 06N 88 19W Stann Creek 235 2010

    Na Lum Cah 16 17N 89 05W Toledo 69 2000

    Nuevo San Juan, see San Juan.

    Ontario (Ontario Village) 17 13N 88 53W Cayo 775 2010

    Orange Walk [t] 18 05N 88 34W Orange Walk 13,709 2010

    Otoxha 16 01N 89 11W Toledo 262 2010

    Paraiso 18 25N 88 24W Corozal 1,007 2010

    Paslow Falls 17 10N 89 08W Cayo 193 2010

    Patchakn (Patchacan) 18 24N 88 28W Corozal 1,374 2010

    Pine Hill (Pinehill) 16 15N 88 50W Toledo 205 2010

    Placencia (Placentia) 16 31N 88 22W Stann Creek 1,753 2010

  • 15

    Populated places. Coordinates. District. Popula-

    tion.

    Year

    Pomona 17 00N 88 22W Stann Creek 1,730 2010

    Progreso (Progresso) 18 14N 88 24W Corozal 1,357 2010

    Pueblo Viejo 16 12N 89 08W Toledo 433 2010

    Punta Gorda [t] 16 06N 88 49W Toledo 5,351 2010

    Quatro Leguas, see Cuatro Leguas.

    Ranchito 18 23N 88 25W Corozal 1,340 2010

    Rancho Dolores 17 32N 88 38W Belize 217 2010

    Red Bank 16 37N 88 34W Stann Creek 1,201 2010

    Ringtail 17 08N 88 39W Cayo 186 2010

    Riversdale 16 41N 88 19W Stann Creek 567 2010

    Roaring Creek 17 16N 88 48W Cayo 1,974 2010

    Roaring River 17 12N 88 49W Cayo 53 2000

    Rock Stone Pond 17 46N 88 21W Belize 154 2010

    San Andrs 18 23N 88 25W Corozal 1,049 2010

    San Antonio 17 05N 89 01W Cayo 1,847 2010

    San Antonio 18 24N 88 24W Corozal 517 2010

    San Antonio

    (San Antonio Rio Hondo)

    18 08N 88 41W Orange Walk 402 2010

    San Antonio 16 15N 89 01W Toledo 1,204 2010

    San Benito Poit 16 07N 89 11W Toledo 543 2010

    San Carlos 17 43N 88 39W Orange Walk 138 2010

    Sand Hill 17 38N 88 22W Belize 1,843 2010

    San Estevan 18 09N 88 31W Orange Walk 1,661 2010

    San Felipe 17 52N 88 46W Orange Walk 1,499 2010

    San Felipe 16 08N 88 54W Toledo 353 2010

    San Fernando, see Copper Bank.

    San Ignacio (until 1960, Cayo;

    El Cayo) [t 19 Oct. 1904]

    17 09N 89 05W Cayo 10,489 2010

    San Isidro 16 31N 88 33W Toledo 375 2010

    San Joaqun 18 21N 88 27W Corozal 1,470 2010

    San Jos 17 10N 89 06W Cayo 93 2000

    San Jos 18 12N 88 34W Orange Walk 2,862 2010

    San Jos 16 16N 89 06W Toledo 849 2010

    San Jos Palmar 18 04N 88 34W Orange Walk 1,355 2010

    San Jos Succotz 17 05N 89 08W Cayo 2,322 2010

    San Juan (Nuevo San Juan) 18 14N 88 35W Orange Walk 320 2010

    San Juan 16 34N 88 31W Stann Creek 437 2010

    San Lzaro 18 02N 88 40W Orange Walk 1,051 2010

    San Lorenzo 18 09N 88 37W Orange Walk 404 2010

    San Lucas 16 05N 89 06W Toledo 121 2000

    San Luis 18 12N 88 36W Orange Walk 257 2010

    San Marcos 16 13N 88 54W Toledo 623 2010

    San Miguel 16 18N 88 56W Toledo 537 2010

    San Narciso 18 18N 88 31W Corozal 2,422 2010

    San Pablo 18 13N 88 34W Orange Walk 1,129 2010

    San Pablo 16 37N 88 35W Toledo 250 2010

    San Pedro [t 1984] 17 55N 87 58W Belize 11,765 2010

  • 16

    Populated places. Coordinates. District. Popula-

    tion.

    Year

    San Pedro 18 20N 88 30W Corozal 519 2010

    San Pedro Columbia 16 16N 88 57W Toledo 1,703 2010

    San Romn 18 18N 88 31W Corozal 884 2010

    San Romn 18 12N 88 38W Orange Walk 438 2010

    San Romn 16 39N 88 28W Stann Creek 894 2010

    Santa Ana 16 06N 88 57W Toledo 290 2010

    Santa Clara 18 17N 88 31W Corozal 862 2010

    Santa Cruz 18 07N 88 42W Orange Walk 259 2010

    Santa Cruz 16 42N 88 25W Stann Creek 774 2010

    Santa Cruz 16 14N 89 05W Toledo 386 2010

    Santa Elena [t] 17 10N 89 03W Cayo 7,389 2010

    Santa Elena 16 14N 89 06W Toledo 200 2010

    Santa Familia 17 11N 89 04W Cayo 1,598 2010

    Santa Marta (Santa Martha) 17 05N 88 37W Cayo 1,136 2010

    Santa Marta (Santa Martha) 17 58N 88 23W Orange Walk 601 2010

    Santana 17 48N 88 18W Belize 104 2010

    Santa Rosa 17 08N 89 08W Cayo 98 2000

    Santa Rosa 16 40N 88 27W Stann Creek 542 2010

    Santa Teresa 16 08N 89 03W Toledo 370 2010

    San Vicente 16 14N 89 12W Toledo 441 2010

    San Victor 18 16N 88 35W Corozal 962 2010

    Sarawee (Sarawina) 16 58N 88 16W Stann Creek 525 2010

    Sarteneja 18 21N 88 09W Corozal 1,824 2010

    Scotland Halfmoon 17 34N 88 30W Belize 259 2010

    Seine Bight 16 34N 88 22W Stann Creek 1,310 2010

    Selena 17 18N 88 59W Cayo 201 2010

    Seven Miles 17 06N 88 57W Cayo 483 2010

    Shipyard 17 54N 88 39W Orange Walk 3,345 2010

    Silk Grass 16 53N 88 20W Stann Creek 1,092 2010

    Silver Creek 16 17N 88 53W Toledo 476 2010

    Sittee River 16 49N 88 19W Stann Creek 439 2010

    South Stann Creek 16 43N 88 25W Stann Creek 686 2010

    Spanish Lookout 17 15N 89 00W Cayo 2,253 2010

    Springfield 17 09N 88 48W Cayo 270 2010

    Stann Creek, see Dangriga.

    Steadfast 17 00N 88 26W Stann Creek 481 2010

    St. Georges Caye 17 33N 88 04W Belize 656 2010

    St. Matthews 17 17N 88 38W Cayo 1,153 2010

    St. Pauls Bank 17 31N 88 35W Belize 153 2010

    Sunday Wood 16 02N 89 02W Toledo 285 2010

    Swasey 16 31N 88 34W Toledo 257 2010

    Sylvestre Camp 17 35N 89 05W Orange Walk 206 2000

    Tambran 16 22N 88 47W Toledo 62 2000

    Teakettle 17 13N 88 51W Cayo 1,747 2010

    Tower Hill 18 02N 88 34W Orange Walk 315 2010

    Tres Leguas 17 53N 88 58W Orange Walk 158 2010

    Trial Farm 18 06N 88 34W Orange Walk 4,264 2010

  • 17

    Populated places. Coordinates. District. Popula-

    tion.

    Year

    Trinidad 18 02N 88 41W Orange Walk 570 2010

    Trio 16 31N 88 38W Toledo 899 2010

    Unitedville 17 13N 88 56W Cayo 971 2010

    Upper Barton Creek 17 08N 88 56W Cayo 380 2010

    Valley Community 17 00N 88 27W Stann Creek 627 2010

    Valley of Peace 17 20N 88 50W Cayo 2,112 2010

    Western Paradise 17 28N 88 18W Belize 1,258 2010

    Willows Bank 17 32N 88 34W Belize 185 2010

    Xaibe 18 23N 88 26W Corozal 1,575 2010

    Yalbac 17 23N 88 57W Cayo 53 2000

    Yemery Grove 16 11N 88 54W Toledo 265 2010

    Yo Chen 18 21N 88 30W Corozal 60 2000

    Yo Creek 18 06N 88 38W Orange Walk 1,413 2010

  • 18

    Rivers. Mouth

    coordinates.

    District. Length

    (km).

    Catch-

    ment

    area

    (km).

    Discharging into:

    August Creek 16 33N 88 24W Stann Creek 15 250 Placencia Lagoon

    Belize River 17 32N 88 14W (Guatemala)/Cayo/

    Belize

    1) 290 9,434 Caribbean Sea

    Cabbage Haul Creek 16 45N 88 19W Stann Creek 103 Sapodilla Lagoon

    Chiquibul River (Spanish

    Ro Chiquibul)

    16 58N 89 13W Cayo/(Guatemala) 62 Ro Mopan

    Deep River 16 17N 88 39W Toledo 347 Port Honduras

    Golden Stream 16 13N 88 44W Toledo 204 Port Honduras

    Grande, Rio 16 08N 88 45W Toledo 772 Gulf of Honduras

    Hondo, Rio (Hondo River)

    (Spanish Ro Hondo)

    18 29N 88 19W (Guatemala/

    Mxico)/Orange

    Walk/Corozal

    205 14,708 2)

    Chetumal Bay

    Macal River 17 11N 89 05W Cayo 80 1,492 Belize River

    Manatee River 17 14N 88 18W Stann Creek/Belize 484 Caribbean Sea

    Moho River (Ro Moho) 16 04N 88 51W (Guatemala)/

    Toledo

    40 1,583 Bay of Amatique

    Monkey River 16 22N 88 29W Toledo 60 1,275 Caribbean Sea

    Mopan River

    (Spanish Ro Mopan)

    17 11N 89 05W (Guatemala)/Cayo 171 4,570 Belize River

    Mullins River 17 06N 88 17W Stann Creek 30 221 Caribbean Sea

    New River 18 21N 88 23W Orange Walk/

    Corozal

    100 1,900 Corozal Bay

    North Stann Creek 16 58N 88 13W Stann Creek 30 518 Caribbean Sea

    Santa Maria Creek 16 38N 88 22W Stann Creek 10 347 Placencia Lagoon

    Sarstoon River (Spanish

    Ro Sarstn)

    15 54N 88 55W (Guatemala)/

    Toledo

    111 3) 2,303 Bay of Amatique

    Sarstn, Ro, see Sarstoon River.

    Sibun River (Xibun River) 17 26N 88 16W Cayo/Belize 145 1,222 Caribbean Sea

    Sittee River 16 48N 88 15W Stann Creek 50 474 Caribbean Sea

    South Stann Creek 16 43N 88 18W Stann Creek 261 Caribbean Sea

    Temash River (Spanish

    Ro Temash)

    15 59N 88 56W (Guatemala)/

    Toledo

    4) 475 Bay of Amatique

    Xibun River, see Sibun River.

    1) including Mopan River

    2) watershed area in Belize: 3,010 km, in Guatemala: 2,873 km, in Mexico: 8,825 km

    3) watershed area in Belize: 194 km, in Guatemala: 2,109 km

    4) watershed area in Belize: 360 km, in Guatemala: 115 km

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    Supplement.

    All Pines, former village, Stann Creek district, 21 km SSW of Dangriga, 1647.5N, 8818W. Population (1946, including Sittee River): 538. The site was abandoned in the 1960s.

    Commerce Bight, former village, Stann Creek district, 14 km SW of Dangriga, 1652N, 8819W. Population (1946): 510. Commerce Bight was destroyed by hurricane Hattie on 31 October 1961; the community relocated to Silk Grass.

    Northern District, former district. The district was created in the late 1930s, when the districts of

    Corozal and Orange Walk were united. Area: 6,599 km. Population (1946): 12,293. District

    capital was the town of Corozal. Northern District was abolished in 1950, when the districts of

    Corozal and Orange Walk were re-established.

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    Previously published:

    1. Gazetteer of Greenland. 2005. http://www.ntnu.no/ub/formidl/utgivelser/til_opplysning/to_nr15.php

    2. Gazetteer of Ireland. 2007. http://www.ntnu.no/ub/formidl/utgivelser/til_opplysning/to_nr16.pdf

    3. Gazetteer of Botswana. 2010. http://perhaug.blogspot.no/2011/02/gazetteer-of-botswana.html

    http://www.slideshare.net/drpapas/gazetteer-of-botswana

    4. Gazetteer of Ireland. 2nd ed. 2011. http://perhaug.blogspot.no/2011/02/gazetteer-of-ireland.html

    http://www.slideshare.net/drpapas/gazetteer-of-ireland

    5. Gazetteer of Guyana. 2012. http://perhaug.blogspot.no/2012/05/gazetteer-of-guyane.html

    http://www.slideshare.net/drpapas/gazetteer-of-guyana

    6. Gazetteer of Uruguay. 2013. http://perhaug.blogspot.no/2013/03/gazetteer-of-urufuay.html

    http://www.slideshare.net/drpapas/gazetteer-of-uruguay

    7. Gazetteer of Ireland. 3rd ed. 2013. http://www.slideshare.net/peivhau/gazetteer-of-ireland-3rd