Mexico

Mexico is known for its cuisine, art, archaeology, pyramids, museums, haciendas, 9,600 km of shoreline, superb architecture, weather from snow-capped mountains in the Sierras to rainy jungles in the Southeast and desert in the Northwest, many golf courses and excellent fishing.
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is Mexico's capital and the newest of the 32 states of Mexico. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The Yucatán Peninsula is a region of southeastern Mexico, consisting of the Mexican states of , , and . Photo: Anicalek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

A Mexican peninsula extending into the Pacific Ocean from the southern end of the US state of , provides some of Mexico's most dramatic sea and landscapes. Photo: Farwestern, CC BY 3.0.

state is the northern half of the peninsula. Photo: Eekiv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the country's historic core. Photo: Pderuvo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a vast desert region bordering the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The is the southwestern rim of Mexico. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Bajio is a mountainous region in central Mexico. Photo: AlejandroLinaresGarcia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mexico

Latitude of center
23° or 23° north
Longitude of center
-102° or 102° west
Population
112,000,000
Elevation
2062 metres (6765 feet)
Capital
Area
1,972,550 km² (761,606 miles²)
Currency
Peso (MXN)
Phone code
52
Internet domain
.mx
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432425036
Geo­Names ID
3996063
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Meksiko
  • Achinese: Mèksiko
  • Adyghe: Мексикэ
  • Afar: Meksika
  • Afrikaans: Meksiko
  • Akan: Mɛksiko
  • Albanian: Meksika
  • Albanian: Meksikë
  • Amharic: ሜክሲኮ
  • Arabic: Mehiko
  • Arabic: المكسيك
  • Arabic: الولايات المتحدة المكسيكية
  • Aragonese: Mexico
  • Aragonese: Méjico
  • Armenian: Մեքսիկա
  • Armenian: Մեքսիքա
  • Arpitan: Mexique
  • Assamese: মেক্সিকো
  • Asturian: Estaos Xuníos Mexicanos
  • Asturian: Estaos Xuníos de Méxicu
  • Asturian: MX
  • Asturian: México
  • Asturian: Méxicu
  • Asturian: mx
  • Avaric: Mexika
  • Aymara: Mïxiku
  • Azerbaijani: Meksika
  • Balinese: Méksiko
  • Bambara: Meksiki
  • Bambara: Mɛkisiki
  • Bashkir: Мексика
  • Basque: Mexiko
  • Bavarian: Mexiko
  • Belarusian: Мексіка
  • Belarusian: Мэксыка
  • Bengali: মক্সিকো
  • Bengali: মেক্সিকো
  • Bhojpuri: मेक्सिको
  • Bhojpuri: मैक्सिको
  • Bhojpuri: मैक्सिको रिपब्लिक
  • Bishnupriya: মেক্সিকো
  • Bislama: Mexico
  • Bosnian: Meksiko
  • Breton: Mec'hiko
  • Breton: Mechiko
  • Breton: Mecʼhiko
  • Breton: Mec’hiko
  • Breton: Stadoù-Unanet Mec'hiko
  • Bulgarian: Мексико
  • Bulgarian: Република Мексико
  • Bulgarian: Съединени мексикански щати
  • Burmese: မက္ကဆီကို
  • Burmese: မက္ကဆီကိုနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Estats Units Mexicans
  • Catalan: Estats Units de Mèxic
  • Catalan: Mèxic
  • Catalan: República Mexicana
  • Catalan: República mexicana
  • Catalan: República mexicà
  • Catalan: Territori mexicà
  • Cebuano: Mehiko
  • Central Bikol: Mehiko
  • Central Kurdish: مەکسیک
  • Chamorro: Meksiku
  • Chavacano: México
  • Chechen: Мексика
  • Cherokee: ᎠᏂᏍᏆᏂ
  • Cherokee: ᎺᏏᎪ
  • Cheyenne: Meško
  • Cheyenne: Mé'šeeséve'ho'évenó
  • Cheyenne: Méšeesévehoévenó
  • Chinese: Be̍k-se-ko
  • Chinese: 墨西哥
  • Chinese: 墨西哥合众国
  • Chinese: 墨西哥合眾國
  • Chuvash: Мексика
  • Cornish: Meksiko
  • Corsican: Messicu
  • Crimean Tatar: Meksika
  • Croatian: Meksiko
  • Czech: Mexiko
  • Danish: Mexico
  • Dhivehi: މެކްސިކޯ
  • Dimli (individual language): Meksika
  • Dotyali: मेक्सिको
  • Dutch: MEX
  • Dutch: MX
  • Dutch: Mexico
  • Dzongkha: མེཀ་སི་ཀོ
  • Dzongkha: མེཀསི་ཀོ
  • Dzongkha: མེཀསི་ཀོ་
  • Eastern Mari: Мексика
  • Eastern Mari: Мексике
  • Egyptian Arabic: الميكسيك
  • English: MEX
  • English: MX
  • English: Mexican Republic
  • English: United Mexican States
  • English: mx
  • English: 🇲🇽
  • Erzya: Мексика
  • Esperanto: Meksiko
  • Estonian: Mehhiko
  • Estonian: Mehhiko Ühendriigid
  • Ewe: Meksico nutome
  • Ewe: Mexico
  • Extremaduran: Méjicu
  • Faroese: Meksiko
  • Fiji Hindi: Mexico
  • Finnish: Meksiko
  • Finnish: Meksikon yhdysvallat
  • Finnish: Mexico
  • French: MX
  • French: Mex.
  • French: Mexique
  • French: États-Unis du Mexique
  • French: États-Unis mexicains
  • French: 🇲🇽
  • Friulian: Messic
  • Fulah: Meksik
  • Gagauz: Meksika
  • Galician: Estados Unidos Mexicanos
  • Galician: México
  • Galician: مکزیک
  • Gan Chinese: 墨西哥
  • Ganda: Mekisiko
  • Georgian: მექსიკა
  • German: Mexihco
  • German: Mexiko
  • German: México
  • German: Vereinigte Mexikanische Staaten
  • German: 🇲🇽
  • Gilaki: مکزیک
  • Goan Konkani: Mexico
  • Goan Konkani: मेक्सिको
  • Gothic: 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌹𐌺𐍉
  • Greek: Μεξικό
  • Guarani: Méhiko
  • Guarani: Méjiko
  • Guianese Creole French: Mègsik
  • Gujarati: મેક્સિકો
  • Haitian: Meksik
  • Hakka Chinese: Me̍t-sî-kô
  • Hausa: Makasiko
  • Hausa: Mekiko
  • Hausa: Mexico
  • Hausa: Me̍t-sî-kô
  • Hawaiian: Mekiko
  • Hebrew: מכסיקו
  • Hebrew: מקסיקו
  • Hindi: मेक्सिको
  • Hindi: मैक्सिकन गणराज्य
  • Hindi: संयुक्त मैक्सिकन राज्य
  • Hindi: 🇲🇽
  • Hungarian: Mexikó
  • Hungarian: Mexikói Egyesült Államok
  • Icelandic: Mexíkó
  • Ido: Mexikia
  • Iloko: Mehiko
  • Inari Sami: Meksiko
  • Inari Sami: Meksiko Ovtâstumstaatah
  • Inari Sami: Meksiko ovtâstumstaatah
  • Indonesian: Meksiko
  • Indonesian: Mexico
  • Ingush: Маьхик
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Mexico
  • Interlingue: Mexico
  • Inuktitut: ᒦᒃᓰᖂ
  • Inupiaq: Mexiqo
  • Irish: Meicsiceo
  • Irish: Stáit Aontaithe Mheicsiceo
  • Italian: Messico
  • Jamaican Creole English: Mexiko
  • Japanese: メキシコ
  • Japanese: メキシコ合衆国
  • Javanese: Mèksiko
  • Kabardian: Мексикэ
  • Kabiyè: Mɛkɩsiiki
  • Kabuverdianu: Méxiku
  • Kabyle: Meksik
  • Kabyle: Miksik
  • Kalaallisut: Mexico
  • Kalaallisut: Mexiko
  • Kalmyk: Мексикудин Ниицәтә Орн Нутгуд
  • Kannada: ಮೆಕ್ಸಿಕೊ
  • Kannada: ಮೆಕ್ಸಿಕೋ
  • Kannada: ಯುನೈಟೆಡ್ ಮೆಕ್ಸಿಕನ್ ಸ್ಟೇಟ್ಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Meksika
  • Karachay-Balkar: Мексика
  • Kashubian: Meksyk
  • Kazakh: Мексика
  • Khmer: ម៉ិកស៊ិក
  • Khmer: ម៉ិចសិក
  • Khmer: ម៉ិចស៊ិក
  • Kikuyu: Meksiko
  • Kinyarwanda: Megizike
  • Kirghiz: Мексика
  • Komi: Мексика
  • Korean: 멕시코
  • Korean: 멕시코 합중국
  • Kotava: Mexika
  • Kurdish: Meksîk
  • Kurdish: مەکسیک
  • Ladin: Mexico
  • Ladino: Meksiko
  • Ladino: Meshiko
  • Lao: Mehiko
  • Lao: ປະເທດເມັກຊິກ
  • Lao: ປະເທດເມັກຊິໂກ
  • Lao: ແມັກຊິໂກ
  • Latgalian: Meksika
  • Latin: Mexicum
  • Latvian: Meksika
  • Lezghian: Мексика
  • Ligurian: Mescico
  • Ligurian: Méscico
  • Limburgan: Mexico
  • Lingala: Meksike
  • Lingala: Mexiko
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Mexico
  • Literary Chinese: 墨西哥
  • Lithuanian: Meksika
  • Livvi: Meksikku
  • Lojban: mexygu'e
  • Lojban: mexygue
  • Lombard: Messich
  • Low German: Mexico
  • Low German: Mexiko
  • Lower Sorbian: Mexiko
  • Luba-Katanga: Meksike
  • Luxembourgish: Mexikanesch Republik
  • Luxembourgish: Mexiko
  • Luxembourgish: Vereenegt Mexikanesch Staaten
  • Macedo-Romanian: Mexico
  • Macedonian: Мексико
  • Malagasy: Meksika
  • Malay: Meksiko
  • Malay: Mexico
  • Malayalam: മെക്സിക്കോ
  • Malayalam: മേക്സിക്കോ
  • Maltese: Messiku
  • Manx: Meksico
  • Maori: Mehiko
  • Marathi: मेक्सिकन प्रजासत्ताक
  • Marathi: मेक्सिको
  • Marathi: 🇲🇽
  • Mazanderani: مکزیک
  • Min Dong Chinese: Mĕ̤k-să̤-gŏ̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ba̍k-se-ko
  • Min Nan Chinese: Be̍k-se-ko
  • Min Nan Chinese: Mexico
  • Min Nan Chinese: México
  • Minangkabau: Meksiko
  • Mingrelian: მექსიკა
  • Mirandese: México
  • Moksha: Мексик
  • Mongolian: Мексик
  • Moroccan Arabic: لمكسيك
  • N'Ko: ߡߍߞߛߌߞ
  • Narom: Mexique
  • Nauru: Meketiko
  • Navajo: Méhigo
  • Navajo: Naakaii Bikéyah
  • Neapolitan: Messeco
  • Neapolitan: Messico
  • Nepali: मेक्सिकन गणतन्त्र
  • Nepali: मेक्सिको
  • Nepali: 🇲🇽
  • Newari: मेक्सिको
  • North Ndebele: Meksikho
  • Northern Frisian: Meksiko
  • Northern Frisian: Meksikoo
  • Northern Luri: مئکزیک
  • Northern Luri: مکزیک
  • Northern Sami: Meksiko
  • Northern Sami: Meksiko ovttastuvvan stáhtat
  • Northern Sami: Mexico
  • Northern Sami: Mexico ovttastuvvan stáhtat
  • Norwegian: Mexico
  • Norwegian Bokmål: De forente meksikanske stater
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mexico
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Mexico
  • Novial: Mexiko
  • Nyanja: Mexico
  • Occitan (post 1500): Mexic
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܡܟܣܝܩܘ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Mexico
  • Oriya: ମେକ୍ସିକୋ
  • Oromo: Meeksikoo
  • Ossetian: Мексикæ
  • Pali: मेक्सिको
  • Pampanga: Mehiku
  • Pampanga: Mexico
  • Pangasinan: Mexico
  • Panjabi: ਮੈਕਸੀਕੋ
  • Papiamento: Mexico
  • Pedi: Mexico
  • Pennsylvania German: Mexiko
  • Persian: مکزیک
  • Pfaelzisch: Mexiko
  • Picard: Messike
  • Picard: Mexike
  • Piemontese: Méssich
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Meksikoe
  • Polish: Meksyk
  • Portuguese: Estados Unidos Mexicanos
  • Portuguese: MX
  • Portuguese: México
  • Portuguese: República Mexicana
  • Portuguese: mx
  • Portuguese: 🇲🇽
  • Quechua: Mihiku
  • Quechua: Mishiku
  • Romanian: Mexic
  • Romanian: Statele Unite Mexicane
  • Romanian: Țara cactușilor
  • Romansh: Mexico
  • Rundi: Migizike
  • Russia Buriat: Мексика
  • Russia Buriat: Мексико
  • Russia Buriat: Мексикэ
  • Russian: Мексика
  • Russian: Мексиканские Соединённые Штаты
  • Rusyn: Мексіко
  • Sakizaya: Mexico
  • Samoan: Mekisikō
  • Samoan: Mexico
  • Samogitian: Meksėka
  • Sango: Mekisîki
  • Sanskrit: मेक्सिको
  • Santali: ᱢᱮᱠᱥᱤᱠᱳ
  • Sardinian: Istados Unidos Messicanos
  • Sardinian: Istados Unidos de su Mèssicu
  • Sardinian: Messicu
  • Sardinian: Mèssico
  • Sardinian: Mèssicu
  • Saterfriesisch: Mexiko
  • Scots: Mexico
  • Scottish Gaelic: Meagsago
  • Serbian: Meksiko
  • Serbian: Мексико
  • Serbo-Croatian: Meksiko
  • Shan: မိူင်းမႅၵ်ႇသီႇၵူဝ်ႇ
  • Shona: Mexico
  • Sicilian: Mèssicu
  • Silesian: Meksyk
  • Sindhi: ميڪسيڪو
  • Sinhala: මෙක්සිකෝව
  • Skolt Sami: Meksiko
  • Skolt Sami: Meksiko õhttõõvvâmvääʹld
  • Slovak: Maxiko
  • Slovak: Mexiko
  • Slovenian: Mehika
  • Somali: Meksiko
  • South Azerbaijani: مکزیک
  • Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos
  • Spanish: MEX
  • Spanish: MX
  • Spanish: Mejico
  • Spanish: Mexico
  • Spanish: Méjico
  • Spanish: México
  • Spanish: Nueva España
  • Spanish: Republica Mexicana
  • Spanish: República Mejicana
  • Spanish: República Mexicana
  • Spanish: el País Azteca
  • Spanish: mx
  • Sranan Tongo: Meksikokondre
  • Sundanese: Méksiko
  • Swahili: Meksiko
  • Swahili: Mexiko
  • Swati: IMekisikho
  • Swedish: Mexico
  • Swedish: Mexiko
  • Swedish: Mexikos förenta stater
  • Swiss German: Mexiko
  • Tagalog: Mehiko
  • Tagalog: Mexico
  • Tajik: Мексика
  • Tamil: மெக்சிகோ
  • Tamil: மெக்சிக்கோ
  • Tamil: மெக்ஸிகோ
  • Tatar: Мексика
  • Tatar: Миксикә
  • Telugu: మెక్సికో
  • Tetum: Méxiku
  • Thai: ประเทศเม็กซิโก
  • Thai: เม็กซิโก
  • Tibetan: མེཀ་སི་ཀོ།
  • Tibetan: མེག་སི་ཀོ།
  • Tigrinya: ሜክሲኮ
  • Tok Pisin: Meksiko
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Mekisikou
  • Tosk Albanian: Mexiko
  • Tunisian Arabic: المكسيك
  • Turkish: Meksika
  • Turkish: Meksika Birleşik Devletleri
  • Turkmen: Meksika
  • Tuvinian: Мексика
  • Twi: Mexico
  • Udmurt: Мексика
  • Uighur: مېكسىكا
  • Ukrainian: Мексика
  • Upper Sorbian: Mexiko
  • Urdu: میکسیکو
  • Uzbek: Meksika
  • Venetian: Mèsego
  • Venetian: Mèsico
  • Veps: Meksik
  • Vietnamese: Mexico
  • Vietnamese: México
  • Vietnamese: Mê-hi-cô
  • Vietnamese: Mê-xi-cô
  • Vietnamese: Mễ Tây Cơ (Mê-hi-cô)
  • Vlaams: Mexico
  • Vlax Romani: Mexiko
  • Volapük: Mäxikän
  • Võro: Mehhigo
  • Võro: Mehhiko
  • Walloon: Mecsike
  • Waray (Philippines): Mehiko
  • Welsh: Mecsico
  • Welsh: Mexico
  • Welsh: México
  • Western Armenian: Մեքսիքօ
  • Western Frisian: Feriene Steaten fan Meksiko
  • Western Frisian: Meksiko
  • Western Mari: Мексика
  • Western Panjabi: میکسیکو
  • Wolof: Meksik
  • Wu Chinese: 墨西哥
  • Xhosa: Mexico
  • Yakut: Мексика
  • Yiddish: מעקסיקא
  • Yoruba: Mẹ́ksíkò
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Mesiko
  • Yue Chinese: 墨西哥
  • Yue Chinese: 墨西哥合眾國
  • Zeeuws: Mexico
  • Zhuang: Maegsaego
  • Zulu: IMekisiko
  • Zulu: i-Mexico
  • Meksig
  • Mesiko
  • Messeche
  • Mèsic
  • Mēxihco
  • República Méjico
  • מעקסיקע

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