Corozal District

district of Belize

Corozal District is the northernmost district of the nation of Belize. The population was 33,335 as of 2000. The district capital is Corozal Town.

Corozal District
Location of the district in Belize
Location of the district in Belize
Coordinates: 18°15′N 88°20′W / 18.250°N 88.333°W / 18.250; -88.333
Country Belize
CapitalCorozal Town
 • Total37,300

The island of Ambergris Caye is close to Corozal District, but it is a part of Belize District.

Pre-Columbian Maya ruins are found in Corozal at Santa Rita near Corozal Town, and at Cerros.

Spanish is the most spoken language in Corozal, followed by English. 80% speak Spanish very well and 60% speak English very well.

References change

  1. "Mid‐Year Population by District and Sex, 2009" (PDF). Statistical Institute of Belize.