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The capital of Belize, in the central part of the country. It became the capital in 1970 after a hurricane devastated Belize City (1961).


(Placename) (since 1973) the capital of Belize, about 50 miles inland: founded in 1970. Pop: 10 000 (2005 est)


(ˌbɛl moʊˈpæn)

the capital of Belize, in the central part. 3500.
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Instead of setting up muscular business bureaus in the global cities of North America, Europe or Asia, Brazilian strategists believed they were taking steps toward greater global stature by opening diplomatic posts in cities like Baku, Belmopan, Basse-Terre, Castries, Conacri, Cotonou, Khartoum, Gaborone, Malabo, Nouakchott, Roseau, St.
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