Northern Mexico

Northern Mexico is a vast desert region bordering the . The north is sometimes referred to as "unknown Mexico" or "lost Mexico" because it is ignored by the vast majority of tourists.

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is the third largest city in and the capital of the state of .

is the capital city of , . is one of the largest cities in Mexico, with a population of around 850,000 people.

Mazatlán is a city in state, , known for its fine beaches.

is a city in the state of Chihuahua, .


is a desert state in . While it is not near the top of most people's travel plans, it is not without charm.

is a state in . The state is composed of desert plains in the east, and mountainous land in the west.

is a state in . lies between and the Gulf of Mexico in the of the country.

is a state in . is rather like the country of Chile in that it is a long narrow strip of land with ocean on its west and mountains in the east.

is a state in . is composed of Chihuahuan Desert in the northeast, Altiplano in the central interior, and the Sierra Madre along the western edge of the state.

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French: Nord du Mexique, Italian: Messico settentrionale, Portuguese: Norte, Spanish: Norte de México
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