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Corozal Town is the capital of Corozal District. Corozal Town is located about 84 miles north of Belize City, and 9 miles from the border with Mexico. Corozal was a private estate before becoming a town in the 1840s, mostly settled by Mestizo refugees from the Caste War of Yucatán.


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Much of the town was built over an ancient Maya city sometimes known as Santa Rita; this may have been the original Pre-Columbian town called Chetumal. The town was badly damaged by Hurricane Janet in 1955 and was substantially rebuilt afterwards.

Corozal Town has attracted a large expat population, but still remains a slow moving and sleepy town. The people are very friendly and there is something of a hippie vibe around. The setting overlooking the crystal clear bay is tranquil and makes this an ideal place to relax and just soak in the Caribbean atmosphere.



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