Central America

The Beauty of Belize

White sand beaches, untouched coral reefs, ancient Mayan civilizations and impressive marine life – Belize has it all.

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Belize has the highest concentration of Mayan sites of all the countries in Central America, and archeologists suggest that Carocol, believed to have been one of the most important political centers of the Mayan civilization, was home to more than double the number of people that currently live in Belize City, the country’s largest metropolitan area.

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