A British Overseas Territory located in the Western Atlantic, Bermuda has eight main islands and 130 smaller ones, with a total land area of 53.3 km². Its capital is Hamilton. In 2009, the total population of Bermuda stood at approximately 67,722.
Since January 2014, Bermuda decided to join the Overseas Association Decision laying down the detailed arrangements of OCT-EU relations. Prior to this date, the Overseas Association Decision has not been applied at the specific request of Bermuda itself.