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MAP OF MEXICO AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
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Mexico is a large, Spanish-speaking country in southern North America. In Spanish, the name of this country is Estados Unidos Mexicanos (the United Mexican States). It is the fourth-largest country in the Western Hemisphere.

Through the centuries, Mexico has been inhabited by Teotihuacans, Toltecs, Aztecs, and Spanish conquistadors. Mexico achieved independence from Spain early in the 19th century.

Capital: Mexico's capital is Mexico City; its original name was Tenochtitlan. It is one of the largest cities in the world, with a population of about 20 million people. Mexico City was founded around AD 1325.

Location: Mexico is located between the United States of America (at the north) and Guatemala and Belize (at the south). At Mexico's west is the Pacific Ocean; at the east is the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

Climate: Mexico's climate varies from hot deserts, forests, tropical rainforests, and some chapparal (along the northwestern coastline).

Area: Mexico covers almost 2 million square kilometers of land. It has 9,330 kilometers of ocean coastline.

States: Mexico is divided into 32 states (Aguas Calientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Estado de México, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Vera Cruz, Yucatán, Zacatecas) plus a Federal District (Mexico City).

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