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Formal Name: United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos).

About Mexico

Mexico is a country in southern North America, with extensive coastlines on the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. In the north there is a 3,169 km (1,969 mi) long border separating Mexico and the United States. Mexico is also bordered by Guatemala, and Belize and it shares maritime borders with Cuba and Honduras.

The country occupies an area of nearly 2 million km², compared it is almost 4 times the size of Spain or slightly less than three times the size of the U.S. state of Texas. Mexico is the third largest nation in Latin America (after Brazil and Argentina). The country is crossed from north to south by two mountain ranges the Sierra Madre Oriental and the Sierra Madre Occidental, these are extension of the Rocky Mountains the major mountain range in western North America. Pico de Orizaba, a stratovolcano is the highest mountain in Mexico at 5,636 m (18,491 ft), located in the eastern end of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, a volcanic range that extends 900 km from west to east across central-southern Mexico on about the same latitude than Mexico City.

Mexico has a population of 112,336,000 (2010 census), its capital and by far the largest city is Mexico City.
Official language is Spanish.

The detailed map below is showing Mexico and the surrounding countries with international borders, state boundaries, the national capital Mexico (Ciudad de México), state capitals, major cities, and major airports.

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Administrative Map of Mexico showing state names and borders
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Administrative divisions of the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos)

Mexico is a federal republic consisting of 31 states and a Federal District (Mexico City).

The states in alphabetical order (state capital in parenthesis):
Aguascalientes (Aguascalientes), Baja California (Mexicali), Baja California Sur (La Paz), Campeche (Campeche), Chiapas (Tuxtla Gutiérrez), Chihuahua (Chihuahua), Coahuila (Saltillo), Colima (Colima), Durango (Durango), Guanajuato (Guanajuato), Guerrero (Chilpancingo), Hidalgo (Pachuca), Jalisco (Guadalajara), Mexico State (Toluca de Lerdo), Michoacán (Morelia), Morelos (Cuernavaca), Nayarit (Tepic), Nuevo León (Monterrey), Oaxaca (Oaxaca), Puebla (Puebla), Querétaro (Querétaro), Quintana Roo (Chetumal), San Luis Potosí (San Luis Potosí), Sinaloa (Culiacán), Sonora (Hermosillo), Tabasco (Villahermosa), Tamaulipas (Ciudad Victoria), Tlaxcala (Tlaxcala), Veracruz (Xalapa), Yucatán (Mérida), Zacatecas (Zacatecas)

The Map shows the location of following Mexican cities:

Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Cabo San Lucas, Campeche, Cancun, Chetumal, Chichen-Itzá, Chihuahua, Chilpancingo, Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Victoria, Colima, Cuernavaca, Culiacán, Durango, Ensenada, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, Guaymas, Gutiérrez, Hermosillo, Xalapa (Jalapa), La Paz, Manzanillo, Matamoros, Mazatlan, Mexicali, Mérida, México City, Monterrey, Morelia, Nogales, Nuevo Laredo, Oaxaca, Pachuca, Peñasco, Playa del Carmen, Puebla, Puerto, Puerto Vallarta, Querétaro, Saltillo, San Felipe, San Luis Potosí, Tampico, Tapachula, Tepic, Tijuana, Tlaxcala, Toluca, Tuxtla, Veracruz, Villahermosa, and Zacatecas.
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