|Orange walk |
Orange Walk Town
|Nickname : Shuga City, Rambo Town|
|State||Orange walk state|
|The mayor||Kevin Bernard|
|Population||(as of 2010)|
|City limits||13,400 people|
|Equal time obi||UTC-6 (UTC-6)|
|Daylight saving time||Unavailable|
The orange walk (Orange Walk) is the Belizean fourth city. The population is approximately 13,400 people. It is the state capital of the orange walk state. It is in the left bank of the new river, and there is it to north, approximately 100km of the Belizean city. Agriculture and tourism are the center, and, as for the economy of the town, sugarcane cultivation is carried out. Inhabitants are various, too, and, other than a mestizo, Creole and a Chinese, the Indian live, too.
In the times of the Maya civilization, this area was called 'Holpatin'. In this area, a maximum temple to be able to put before the classic period in the Maya civilization exists. The contact with the European began in the about 1530s. In 1848, many Mayas and mestizos who evacuated flowed into this area from Mexico by Yucatan caste striving (en: Caste War of Yucatán) and were hit by sudden population growth. Many traditions succeeded in this area were brought with the inflow of the mestizo today. One includes sugarcane cultivation. After time, as for the sugarcane industry, Belize is important; became industrial. By sugarcane industry, this area continues filler Sakae, and the nickname of the orange walk is "a town of the sugar" now.
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