in Orange Walk District, Belize

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
17.894 and -88.655 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 17° 53' 37" and W -88° 39' 16"
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: 10:12 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Belize
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:37 am and 6:18 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
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Delve into Shipyard

Shipyard in Orange Walk District with it's 3,522 habitants is located in Belize about 45 mi (or 73 km) north of Belmopan, the country's capital town.

Current time in Shipyard is now 10:12 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Belize with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Shipyard, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Belize is Orange Walk Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche in Mexico at a distance of 33 mi (or 53 km). The closest in Belize is Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System in a distance of 138 mi (or 53 km), North-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Orange Walk, Corozal, Belize City, Sergio Butron Casas and Belmopan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1012.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 89% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 18th of August 2019

33°C (92 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 19th of August 2019

29°C (85 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

31°C (88 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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

Lamanai ruins, Belize

Published: March 13, 2008
Length: 37:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: sthigpen1

This is a family trip to the Lamanai ruins in Belize. The trip includes a one hour boat ride on the New River to and from the ruins.

Belize New River Safari

Published: February 05, 2011
Length: 34:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Duane Williams

Some scenes from our New River safari in Belize. I shot this video on Jan 27, 2011, with a Flip Ultra HD camcorder. It was edited in iMovie '11 on a Apple MacBook Pro (2.66 GHz Intel Core...

New River boat ride

Published: May 26, 2008
Length: 09:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: vrbanet

Boat ride down the New River, between Lamanai and Orange Walk, Belize.

At the Cooperative

Published: March 26, 2010
Length: 40:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dr W

Las Orquidias Women's Group teaches visitors to grind corn, make tortillas, wrap a tamale.

Horror scene at Lamanai (Black Howler Monkeys)

Published: December 27, 2010
Length: 47:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: RoundTheBendProject

Visit our blog - We made this video to record the eerie sound the Black Howler Monkey´s made at Lamanai. Apparently there were two troops having a territorial...

Lamanai Mayan Site, Orange Walk District, Belize

Published: January 07, 2011
Length: 27:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matt McGinley

Lamanai (meaning submerged crocodile) was once a considerably sized city of the Maya civilization, located in the north of Belize, in Orange Walk District. To get to Lamani, we took a 20...

Wildlife of Belize, Lamanai Outpost Lodge - Orange Walk Town

Published: December 05, 2011
Length: 44:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 65northphoto

Wildlife at Lamanai Outpost Lodge, Orange Walk Town, Belize.

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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.

Carmelita, Belize

Carmelita is a village in the Orange Walk District of the nation of Belize. According to the 2000 census, it had a population of 1,269 people.

Located at 18.0142, -88.5424 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Belize

Guinea Grass

For the grass "Guinea grass" see Panicum maximum Guinea Grass Guinea Grass is located in BelizeGuinea GrassGuinea Grass Coordinates: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:17|58|5|N|88|35|44|W|type:city_region:BZ | |name= }} Country 22x20px Belize District Orange Walk District guinea grass by creols,mestizos,english year 1763 Population (3,500)  • Total 3,500(est. )  • Density 2/km (3.5/sq mi) Time zone Central Guinea Grass is a village in the Orange Walk District of the nation of Belize.

Located at 17.9681, -88.5956 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Belize, Mestizo communities in Belize

Shipyard, Belize

Shipyard is a village in the Orange Walk District of Belize. In the 2012 census, Shipyard had a population of 3'418 people. Most of the population are Mennonite. Most residents of Shipyard speak Low German. The Mennonites of Ship yard are a very integrated community most of them work as carpenters, farmers and mechanics.

Located at 17.8833, -88.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mennonitism in Belize, Populated places in Belize


Lamanai is a Mesoamerican archaeological site, and was once a considerably sized city of the Maya civilization, located in the north of Belize, in Orange Walk District. The site's name is pre-Columbian, recorded by early Spanish missionaries, and documented over a millennium earlier in Maya inscriptions as Lam'an'ain.

Located at 17.7526, -88.6545 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mesoamerican pyramids, Maya sites in Belize, Former populated places in Belize

Indian Church, Belize

Indian Church Village is a small remote village in the Orange Walk District of Belize. It is located on the west bank of New River, neighbouring the town of San Carlos to its south, and the Maya ruins of Lamanai to its north. There are approximately 280 people who reside in Indian Church, named for the historic Spanish churches recovered among the ancient Maya ruins.

Located at 17.7667, -88.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Belize, Orange Walk District

San Jose Palmar

San Jose Palmar is a village in the Orange Walk District of the nation of Belize. The official name of the village is San Jose "Nuevo" Palmar. The village has a unique and colorful history that dates back to the colonial era. The village was first settled on October 12, 1936 after the settlers were being relocated from their original village San Jose in the Yalbac Hills of Belize. The village was settled by some 200 inhabitants who came originally from San Jose Viejo.

Located at 18.065, -88.5619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Belize

Crooked Tree, Belize

Crooked Tree is a settlement located in the nation of Belize. It is a mainland village located in the Belize District.

Located at 17.7667, -88.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Belize

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Shipyard.

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