Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda is a town in the nation of Belize. It is capital of the Toledo District. Punta Gorda is the southernmost 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, primarily of Garifuna (Black Carib), East Indian, and African decent.

Punta Gorda is a seaport and fishing town on the Caribbean Sea. It was a small fishing village before being settled by a number of Garifuna emigrants from Honduras in 1823. The town is about 15 feet above sea level.

Well-known people from Punta Gorda include paranda musician Paul Nabor.

 

JOURNEYS trips that include Punta Gorda:

Belize - Active Adventure for Families!

 

Information based on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punta_Gorda%2C_Belize