Belize is located along the northeastern coast of Central America, directly bordering the countries of Guatemala and Mexico. Much of Belize is coastline to the Caribbean Sea.
Belize covers a total area of about 9,000 square miles, making it the 152nd largest country in the world, and a little smaller than the state of Massachusetts. Belize has a coastline that spans approximately 240 miles. The capital of Belize is Belmopan, while the largest city is Belize City. Belize City is situated along the eastern coast of the country, and it had a population of approximately 60,000 people in 2010. Belize has a total population estimated to be over 340,000 people, as of 2014.