List of municipalities in Belize

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Municipalities in Belize are divided into three types: cities, towns, and villages. Each type has a different form of government as defined by Title VIII of the Laws of Belize.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

As of 2013, Belize has two cities and seven towns.[1][2]

Name Status District Population
(2015)[3]
Population
(2010)[4][a]
Change
Belize City City Belize 60,963 57,169 +6.6%
Belmopan City Cayo 19,458 13,939 +39.6%
Benque Viejo del Carmen Town Cayo 6,589 6,140 +7.3%
Corozal Town Town Corozal 11,722 10,287 +13.9%
Dangriga Town Stann Creek 10,108 9,593 +5.4%
Orange Walk Town Town Orange Walk 13,687 13,708 −0.2%
Punta Gorda Town Toledo 5,910 5,351 +10.4%
San Ignacio/Santa Elena Town Cayo 20,582 17,878 +15.1%
San Pedro Town Belize 16,444 11,767 +39.7%

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The undercount of the 2010 census was estimated to be 3.6%.[4]

Villages[edit]

As of 2013, there are over 190 officially recognized villages in Belize.[2][5]

Corozal District[edit]

Orange Walk District[edit]

Belize District[edit]

Cayo District[edit]

Stann Creek District[edit]

Toledo District[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Title VIII: Local Government". Laws of Belize. Government of Belize. 
  2. ^ a b "Local Government". Government of Belize. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mid-Year Population Estimates by Area and Sex 2008 - 2015". Statistical Institute of Belize. Retrieved 14 May 2016. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Belize Population and Housing Census 2010" (PDF). Statistical Institute of Belize. 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "Village Council Elections 2013 Results". Elections and Boundaries Department, Government of Belize. 2013.