in Cayo District, Belize

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.250 and -88.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 15' 0" and W -88° 46' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - BZD
Spoken languages:
English, Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:53 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Belize
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 5:19 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Belize in Central America

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Belize.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Belize. Last Update: 2023-11-28 08:25:59

Discover Belmopan

Belmopan in Cayo District with it's 13,381 citizens is a city in Belize. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Belmopan is now 04:53 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Belize with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Belmopan, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Melchor de Mencos Airport in Guatemala in a distance of 28 mi (or 46 km). The closest airport in Belize is Melinda Airport in a distance of 35 mi (or 46 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Tikal National Park in Guatemala at a distance of 25 mi (or 41 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dangriga, Belize City, Orange Walk, Dolores and El Chal. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 28th of November 2023

25°C (78 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 29th of November 2023

29°C (85 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 30th of November 2023

32°C (90 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Adventure Co

1,6 mi
Mile 41 1/2 Hummingbird Hwy.

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Rock Farm Guest House

2,3 mi
Roaring River Drive
POB219 Belmopan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Hacienda Tropical Guest House

0,3 mi
1 St. Paul Street, Cor. San Martin Ave
58000 Belmopan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Banana Bank Lodge

2,8 mi
Banana Bank - Mile 49 Western Hwy

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Jaguar Paw Jungle Resort

0,4 mi
37 Miles Western Highway, Caves Branch River-Stann Creek
00000 Belmopan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


2,2 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Super Palm Resort

6,0 mi
Mile 46.5 Western Highway
0 Belmopan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Travel Memories... Belize, on the road to Belmopan

Published: March 14, 2011
Length: 47:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Valerick001

Travel Memories... Belize, on the road and Belmopan Market.

Tropic Air - Landing in Belmopan / Belize

Published: May 08, 2014
Length: 00:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Henrik Personn

Flight from Belize City to Belmopan (Belize) on 08th May 2014. These flights are mosty a bit rough, but only as a result of the size of the plane. Its like driving a go-cart but in the air. Pure joy.

Belmopan to San Pedro via Tropic Air

Published: November 11, 2013
Length: 58:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: M Ruf

Flying Tropic Air out of Belmopan, Belize to Ambergris Caye. Smallest airport I have ever flown out of. Great flight, I highly recommend it.

In El Progresso Village Distributing Solar Lights

Published: April 10, 2013
Length: 00:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: GridEarthProject

Donating Website: What is the Grid Earth Project? The Grid Earth Project is a charity dedicated to saving lives - Primarily of children -- by eliminating the need for the use...

Cadesha Henderson of Belmopan, Belize, C.A.

Published: April 12, 2011
Length: 17:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cadet Henderson

A video of my 14 years old daughter, Cadesha Abigail Henderson representing the Belize Christian Academy (BCA), doing a 1st place winning 200m junior race for the Cayo District High School...

Belmopan flow going home to Belize city....!!!!

Published: February 01, 2015
Length: 47:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ras Ju

Ras Ju $$ Grind Hard ENT.

The Road to Belize City

Published: September 13, 2009
Length: 00:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nick Resendez

More roadside images heading towards Belize City. I think this is Belmopan.

Belmopan Humane Society

Published: November 16, 2008
Length: 40:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: planetgecko

BHS needed a facelift on a used building they acquired. Lots of volunteers from Belmopan Belize showed up and helped restore this building.

Leaving behind the Super Palm Resort at Belmopan

Published: October 06, 2014
Length: 04:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alejandro Pareja

Dejando atrás el Super Palm Resort en Belmopán.

107 (1997) De wereld van Boudewijn Buch - Belize

Published: July 29, 2013
Length: 44:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dave Bleeker

9 april 1997 - Belize De kunstmatige hoofdstad Belmopan ademt geen enkele sfeer uit. Toch kent Belize indrukwekkende bouwwerken. De Mayatempel Xunantunich maakt zelfs Boudewijn sprakeloos.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Belize Listen/bəˈliːz/, is a country located on the north eastern coast of Central America. It is the only country in the area where English is the official language, although Kriol and Spanish are more commonly spoken. Belize is bordered to the north by Mexico, to the south and west by Guatemala and to the east by the Caribbean Sea. Its mainland is about 290 km long and 110 km wide.

Located at 17.25, -88.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Belize, Central American countries, Caribbean countries, Member states of the Caribbean Community, Former British colonies, Former Spanish colonies, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, English-speaking countries and territories, Constitutional monarchies, Liberal democracies, States and territories established in 1981, Member states of the United Nations


Belmopan, estimated population of 14,606, is the capital city of Belize. Belmopan is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:17|15|N|88|46|W||| | |name= }}, at an altitude of 76 metres (250 ft) above sea level. Belmopan was constructed just to the east of the Belize River, 80 km 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.

Located at 17.25, -88.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Belmopan, Belize River, Capitals in Central America, Cayo District, Planned capitals, Populated places established in 1970, Populated places in Belize

Geography of Belize

Belize is a small Central American nation, located at 17°15' north of the equator and 88°45' west of the Prime Meridian on the Yucatán Peninsula. It borders the Caribbean Sea to the east, with 386 km of coastline. It has a total of 516 km of land borders—Mexico to the north-northwest (250 km) and Guatemala to the south-southwest (266 km).

Located at 17.25, -88.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Belize

Roaring Creek, Belize

Roaring Creek is a small village in the Cayo District of Belize, just north-west of Belmopan. Its name is derived from the creek waterfalls which flow into the Belize River next to the Guanacaste Park area. Roaring Creek has a population of less than 2000 people, which includes Central American immigrants, Kriols and Mopan Maya. Creole is the main language used in the village. The village hosts two primary schools, The Roman Catholic and the Nazarene, and two elementary schools.

Located at 17.2667, -88.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cayo District, Populated places in Belize

University of Belize

The University of Belize (UB) is an English-speaking multi-locational institute for higher education, and the National University of the Central American country of Belize. The institution offers certificates, Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, and a Graduate Degree. The University's Goals are to meet national needs, encourage sustainable development, increase self sustainability, prepare Belize to meet global challenges and to encourage an international student population.

Located at 17.2436, -88.7602 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
University of Belize, Education in Belize, Educational institutions established in 2000, Universities in Belize, Belmopan, Belize City, Central America

Isidoro Beaton Stadium

Isidoro Beaton Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Belmopan, Belize. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium to Belmopan Blaze and Builders Hardware Bandits. It is also the home stadium to Belmopan Blaze in the Belize Premier Football League (BPFL) of the Football Federation of Belize. The stadium holds 2,500 people.

Located at 17.2522, -88.7864 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Belize Premier Football League home stadiums, Football venues in Belize, Multi-purpose stadiums in Belize

Belmopan Baptist Church

Belmopan Baptist Church is a Baptist church in Belmopan, Belize. It is located in the centre of Belmopan near the shopping centre.

Located at 17.2506, -88.7656 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Belmopan, Churches in Belize

FFB Stadium

FFB Stadium is a football stadium in Belmopan, Belize. It has a capacity of 5,000 spectators. It is the home stadium for the Belize national football team, and is also used by the Premier League of Belize team Police United.

Located at 17.2522, -88.7864 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Belize, Football venues in Belize, Belize Premier Football League home stadiums

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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