Stann Creek District
|Stann Creek District|
Location of the district in Belize
Stann Creek District is a district in the south east region of Belize. According to the 2010 census, the district had a population of 32,166 people. Its capital is the city of Dangriga. Dangriga used to be called "Stann Creek Town." Stann comes from "stanns," or safe havens used by colonialists coming from the "old world" to the "new world."
References[change | change source]
- "Preliminary Findings of 2010 Census". Statistical Institute of Belize. http://www.statisticsbelize.org.bz/dms20uc/dynamicdata/docs/20110411221857_2.pdf.