Northern Belize is home to the Orange Walk District, and is known for its areas of dense jungle. Highlights include the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, home to hundreds of water birds, and the Mayan sites of Lamanai and Altun Ha. This is one of the country’s great birding destinations, with more than 400 bird species located here, as well as jaguars and pumas.
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Orange Walk District
Orange Walk, situated on the New River and Northern Highway, is located 52 miles north of Belize City. Mexican influences remain strong and Spanish and Creole are the most common languages spoken
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