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Central Mexico Bordered by Pacific Ocean

23.0N 103.8W

June 11th, 2010 Category: Snapshots

Mexico - June 1st, 2010

Mexico - June 1st, 2010

Mexico (the United Mexican States, or Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal constitutional republic in North America. It is bordered on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico.

Covering almost 2 million square kilometres (over 760,000 sq mi), Mexico is the fifth-largest country in the Americas by total area and the 14th largest independent nation in the world. With an estimated population of 111 million, it is the 11th most populous country and the most populous Spanish-speaking country on earth. Mexico is a federation comprising thirty-one states and a Federal District, the capital city.