Belize is a Caribbean country known for its Mayan ruins, beaches, reefs, and natural beauty. Its borders are shared with Mexico to the northwest, Guatemala lies to the west and south, while the Caribbean Sea is to the east. The country is considered Central American.
Belize is a large producer of sugar, citrus fruits, and bananas. It is also a popular tourist area, and people often enjoy the coastal areas or coral reefs. The climate of Belize is subtropical, with rain and dry times throughout the year. The official language is English, and the Belize dollar is the currency of the nation.