San Ignacio, Belize

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San Ignacio
Nickname(s): Cayo
Coordinates: 17°9′36.45″N 89°3′35.99″W / 17.160125°N 89.0599972°W / 17.160125; -89.0599972Coordinates: 17°9′36.45″N 89°3′35.99″W / 17.160125°N 89.0599972°W / 17.160125; -89.0599972
Country  Belize
District Cayo
Founded 1800s
Government
 • Mayor of San Ignacio John August Jr.
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,977
Time zone Central (UTC-6)

San Ignacio is a town in western Belize. It is the capital of Cayo District. The town grew from Mahogany and chicle production during British rule.

San Ignacio is on the banks of the Macal and Mopan Rivers.