Corozal (Sarteneja)

Capital: Corozal Town
Population: 46,472 (2016)
Northern Belize
8 miles from Belize City

Highlights:

  • Shipstern Nature Reserve
  • Cerros Maya Ruin

Corozal is the northern most District and home of the sugar cane industry in Belize. Much of the town was built over an ancient Maya City known as Santa Rita and is home to one of the larger expat populations.

Shipstern Conservation and Management Area is a protected area located in the Corozal District and protects approximately 21.500 acres of a variety of habitats centered on Shipstern Lagoon, one of the larger inland lagoon systems in Belize. The reserve is also home to all five of Belize’s wildcat species, as well as more than 300 species of birds. Just across the border is Corozal Mexico.

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