Cayo District is a district located in the west part of . It is the first-most extensive, second-most populous and third-most densely populated of the six districts of Belize. The district's capital is the town of San Ignacio.

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is the capital of , nearer the geographic center of the country than Belize City. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in the Cayo region of . Photo: 65mb, CC BY 2.0.

is the name given to a large ancient Maya archaeological site, located in what is now the Cayo District of . Photo: Dennis Jarvis, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an archaeological site outside the town of San Jose Succotz, in the Cayo District of . Photo: Thomas Shahan, CC BY 2.0.


, also known locally as ATM, is a cave in , near , Cayo District, notable as a Maya archaeological site that includes skeletons, ceramics, and stoneware. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Forest Reserve is a nature reserve in the Cayo District of southern central . Photo: Wikimedia, Copyrighted free use.


Latitude of center
17° or 17° north
Longitude of center
-88.9° or 88° 54' west
2152 feet (656 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: مقاطعة كايو
  • Bengali: কায়ো জেলা
  • Bulgarian: Кайо
  • Catalan: Districte de Cayo
  • Catalan: districte de Cayo
  • Cebuano: Cayo District
  • Chinese: Cayo Khu
  • Chinese: 卡約區
  • Chinese: 卡约
  • Chinese: 卡约区
  • Croatian: Cayo (okrug)
  • Croatian: Cayo
  • Danish: Cayo
  • Dutch: Cayo
  • Dutch: Cayo District
  • English: Cayo District
  • Esperanto: Cayo
  • Finnish: Cayon kaupunginosa
  • French: Cayo
  • French: District de Cayo
  • German: BZ-CY
  • German: Cayo
  • German: Cayo District
  • Greek: Κάγιο
  • Gujarati: કેયો જિલ્લો
  • Hindi: कायो जिला
  • Indonesian: Distrik Cayo
  • Italian: Cayo
  • Italian: distretto di Cayo
  • Japanese: カヨ州
  • Javanese: Distrik Cayo
  • Kannada: ಕಯೋ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆ
  • Korean: 카요 구
  • Ladino: Cayo
  • Latvian: Kajo distrikts
  • Lithuanian: Kajo rajonas
  • Low German: Cayo
  • Low German: Distrikt Cayo
  • Malay: Cayo District
  • Marathi: काओ जिल्हा
  • Marathi: कायो जिल्हा
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cayo Khu
  • Northern Frisian: Cayo
  • Northern Sami: Cayo (guovlu)
  • Northern Sami: Cayo
  • Norwegian: Cayo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cayo
  • Polish: Dystrykt Cayo
  • Portuguese: Cayo
  • Russian: Кайо
  • Sinhala: කායෝ දිස්ත්‍රික්කය
  • Spanish: Distrito de Cayo
  • Swedish: Cayo
  • Tamil: காயோ மாவட்டம்
  • Telugu: కాయో జిల్లా
  • Thai: คาโย
  • Turkish: Cayo District
  • Ukrainian: Район Кайо
  • Urdu: کایو ضلع
  • Vietnamese: Quận Cayo
  • Distretto di Cayo
  • Distrito del Cayo
  • Western District

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