Belize City

Belize <<buh LEEZ >> City is the most important metropolis of Belize. The town lies on the Caribbean Sea, on the mouth of a department of the Belize River. Belize City was the capital of Belize till 1970. That yr, Belmopan turned the capital.

Belize City is a middle for the fishing business. It’s also a delivery middle. Ships carry lumber, coconuts, bananas, oranges, sugar, and lobsters from Belize City to different areas.

The English settled Belize City within the 1600’s. They got here to the world to get lumber. In 1961, a hurricane destroyed most of Belize City. It killed greater than 300 individuals.

 

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