Belize Political Map
Belize is a country that’s part of Central America, along the Caribbean Sea. It borders just two countries including Guatemala to the southwest and Mexico to the north. Belize is the only country in Central America to not share a coastline along the North Pacific Ocean. Not only does Belize has the lowest population, but it also has the lowest population density in Central America. The capital city of Belize is Belmopan. But Belize City is the largest in the nation.
Belize Satellite Map
Belize occupies an area of 22,970 square kilometers (8,867 sq mi). Although its mainland is about 290 x 110 km in size, it also contains over 450 islands along the east coast. This includes the Belize Barrier Reef which extends all the way toward Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. This makes it the longest barrier reef in the Northern and Western Hemispheres. The Caribbean Sea shorelines are to the east. Whereas dense jungle is characteristic of the western region.
Belize Physical Map
The country of Belize is flat, swampy with a tropical climate. It mostly consists of coastal plains and hilly terrain in the south. At 1,124 m (3,688 ft) in height, Belize’s highest point is Doyle’s Delight in the south. The major rivers of Belize are the Macal, Moho, and Belize River. Other than the Belize Barrier Reef, its other reefs include the Lighthouse Reef and Glover Reef. According to the FAO, forests cover nearly 80% of Belize, which makes it one of the most heavily forested countries in the world.