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La Milpa Archaeological Site

La Milpa

La Milpa is an archaeological Mayan site located in the Three River Region in the Northwest Belize. The ruins of the site are still largely buried, but archaeologists estimate that this settlement reached an area of 18,000 square meters.




Location: Northwest Belize

La Milpa




Description of La Milpa Archaeological Site

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La Milpa is the third largest archeological Mayan site in Belize and one of the largest sites in the region. It was originally settled around 400BC. La Milpa reached its peak during Early Classic Period. However it went into decline in the late 9th and early 10th century due to decline in the agricultural output, famine and increased warfare.









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