Memorial Park in Belize City, Belize.

Belize City is the largest city in the Central American nation of Belize. According to the 2000 census, the city had a population of 49,040; unofficial estimates place the population at 60,000 or more people. It is located at the mouth of the Belize River on the coast of the Caribbean Sea. Belize City is the nation's principal port. It is the financial and industrial hub of the nation. Several cruise ships drop off anchor outside the port and are tended by local citizens. The city was almost entirely destroyed in 1961 when Hurricane Hattie swept ashore on Halloween. Edit this section or read more

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