The Belize Maya ruins complex at Caracol, is an incredibly large Mayan city whose population at was double that of Belize City today. The Maya ruins at Caracol largest pyramid counts out at 43 meters high, still in 2013 the tallest structure in Belize.
Mayan Ruins: Caracol is the largest known Maya site in Belize and one of the biggest in the Maya world. Caracol had an estimated population of people. The enormous central core area covered 15 square miles. Credit: Patrick J Endres