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Punta Gorda, Belize

Punta Gorda is a town in the nation of Belize. It is capital of the Toledo District. Punta Gorda is the southern most sizable town in the nation, with a population of about 4,500 people. Although the town bears a Spanish name, its inhabitants are mostly English speaking, mostly of Black Carib, East Indian, and African decent.

It as a port and fishing town on the Caribbean Sea. It was a small fishing village before being settled by a number of Black Carib settlers from Honduras in 1823. The town is about 15 feet above sea level.



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