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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is located in the New England region and has an area of 10,555 square miles. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. Massachusetts had an estimated population of 6,593,587 in 2009.Massachusetts professional sports teams have won five Stanley Cups (Boston Bruins), seventeen NBA Championships (Boston Celtics), three Super Bowls (New England Patriots), and eight World Series (seven for the Boston Red Sox).