Corozal District

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Corozal District
District
Location of the district in Belize
Coordinates: 18°15′N 88°20′W / 18.25°N 88.333°W / 18.25; -88.333Coordinates: 18°15′N 88°20′W / 18.25°N 88.333°W / 18.25; -88.333
Country  Belize
Capital Corozal Town
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 37,300

Corozal District is the northernmost district of the nation of Belize. The population was 33,335 as of 2000. The district capital is Corozal Town.

The island of Ambergris Caye is close to Corozal District, but it is a part of Belize District.

Pre-Columbian Maya ruins are found in Corozal at Santa Rita near Corozal Town, and at Cerros.

Spanish is the most spoken language in Corozal, followed by English. 80% speak Spanish very well and 60% speak English very well.

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