Calcutta, Belize

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For the city in India, see Kolkata.
Calcutta
Calcutta is located in Belize
Calcutta
Calcutta
Map of Corozal metropolitan area
Coordinates: 18°21′N 88°26′W / 18.350°N 88.433°W / 18.350; -88.433
Country  Belize
District Corozal District
Time zone Central (UTC-6)

Calcutta is a village in the Corozal District of Belize.

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After the British put down the Sepoy Mutiny in India, the British Parliament ordered 1000 Indians who had supported the rebellion removed from India and transported to British Honduras. They worked on plantations in Corozal District, and Calcutta was one of the settlements they founded.

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Coordinates: 18°21′N 88°26′W / 18.350°N 88.433°W / 18.350; -88.433