Belmopan Tourism, Belize

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Belmopan (/ˌbɛlmoʊˈpæn/) is the capital city of Belize. Its population in 2010 was 16,451. Although the smallest capital city in the continental Americas by population, Belmopan is the third-largest settlement in Belize, behind Belize City and San Ignacio. Founded as a planned community in 1970, Belmopan is one of the newest national capital cities in the world. Since 2000 Belmopan has been one of two settlements in Belize to hold official city status, along with Belize City. Belmopan is located in Cayo District at an altitude of 76 metres (249 feet) above sea level. Belmopan was constructed just to the east of the Belize River, 80 km (50 mi) inland from the former capital, the port of Belize City, after that city's near destruction by Hurricane Hattie in 1961. The government was moved to Belmopan in 1970. Its National Assembly Building is designed to resemble a Pre-Columbian Maya temple.

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Belmopan in Belize offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Belmopan, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Belize City. Attractions in Belize City include Belize Zoo, Museum Of Belize, Old Belize. Popular vacation packages of Belmopan are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Belmopan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Belmopan

    Know the pollution level of Belmopan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Belmopan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Belmopan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Belmopan.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 83.33 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Belmopan - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 32.81 (Low)
    • Climate Index 68.24 (High)
    • Pollution Index 65.52 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 65 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.79 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Belmopan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Belmopan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 26.63 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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