1862 - June 1973
Colony of United Kingdom
Belize City to 1970; Belmopan from 1970
Independent nation - Belize
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Honduras was created a Crown Colony of the United Kingdom in 1862,
although the area had been known as British Honduras since the early
capital city was moved from Belize City to Belmopan in 1970.
self governing in January 1964 and in June 1973 was renamed Belize.
became fully independent on 21st September 1981.
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