Belmopán. It is the capital of Belize. It is located in the center of the country, specifically in the Castro District. It is considered one of the smallest capitals in the world and has an estimated population of 13,400 (according to the 2005 census).
The city was founded in 1970 and was immediately considered the capital of Belize. its name comes from the Union of Belize (River near this city) and mopán, a native indigenous ethnic group of the region.
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