Belize is a nation on the eastern coast of Central America, with Caribbean Sea shorelines to the east and dense jungle to the west.

Offshore, the massive Belize Barrier Reef, dotted with hundreds of low-lying islands called cayes, hosts rich marine life. It shares a border on the north with the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, on the west a non-determined line which is called (buffer zone) with the Guatemalan department of Peten, and on the south with the Guatemalan department of Izabal Belize and Guatemala have no definite borders due to the conflict that includes over 100 isles in the Caribbean sea.

Belize itself is divided into six districts.

District Capital Area Population
(2015)
Belize Belize City 1,663 sq mi (4,310 km2) 110,644
Cayo San Ignacio 2,006 sq mi (5,200 km2) 87,876
Corozal Corozal Town 718 sq mi (1,860 km2) 45,530
Orange Walk Orange Walk Town 1,790 sq mi (4,600 km2) 49,466
Stann Creek Dangriga 986 sq mi (2,550 km2) 39,865
Toledo Punta Gorda 1,704 sq mi (4,410 km2) 34,928
Image of the 6 districts in Belize