Belize District is situated in the east central part of the mainland, comprising also wonderful offshore islands namely Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker that are significant tourist destinations. Belize City is the country's former capital and its largest city. The urban scenery is split by the Haulover Creek with numerous bridges including the historical Swing Bridge. Old Belize is a tourist attraction featuring a beach lagoon, a waterslide and a museum.
In this Caribbean district of Belize you will find the Altun Há, the ruins of a Mayan city, spanning approximately 8 square kilometres (3.1 sq mi), including interesting live webcams of other beautiful places.
Population: estimated 114,000 people
Capital: Belize City
Other major cities: San Pedro
Main attractions: Old Belize, Museum of Belize, Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker, St. George's Caye
Nearest Airports: Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE), Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airport (TZA)