Belmopan is the capital of Belize.
It was founded as a planned community in 1970 and is one of the newest capital cities in the world.
Other than Belize City, it is the only other settlements that hold city status.
It is a short drive to the Mountain Pine Forest Reserve, home to Central America's tallest waterfalls.
PLACENCIA TO BELMOPAN
Travel Time: 2.5 hours
Distance: 95.3 miles (153km) | fully paved roads
Capacity: 4 passengers
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We can transport up to 6 people with luggage
A QUICK OVERVIEW OF BELMOPAN
Fastest growing population
249 ft above sea level
Home to the George Price Centre for Peace and Development, named for the country's first prime minister.
Built because of the devastating Hurricane Hattie that hit Belize City in 1961.
51 miles inland from the former capital, Belize City.
15 minutes drive to St. Hermans Blue Hole National Park and Crystal Cace.
Short drive to Caves Branch.