San Antonio, Toledo
Roman Catholic Church in San Antonio
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San Antonio is a village in the Toledo District of Belize. It is the largest Maya settlement in Belize, with a population of approximately 1,000 people, predominantly Mopan Maya. About 88% of the inhabitants are Catholic, with 8% belonging to other Christian denominations, and 4% being non-denominational. The village was founded in 1883 by Maya fleeing persecution in Guatemala.
San Antonio features several attractions, including San Antonio Falls, a stone church built in the 1940s, and ecotourism guest houses.
- "Population Data – Census 2010". Statistical Institute of Belize. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
- Nystrom, Andrew Dean, ed. (1997). Maya Atlas: The Struggle to Preserve Maya Land in Southern Belize. Berkeley, California: North Atlantic Book. p. 44. ISBN 1556432569.
- Eltringham, Peter (2010). The Rough Guide to Belize (5th ed. ed.). London: Rough Guides. pp. 230–231. ISBN 1848365128.
- San Antonio at Wikivoyage