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Where is Mexico

by Vishal Kumar

Where is Mexico located on the world map? Mexico is located in North America and lies between latitudes 23° 0' N, and longitudes 102° 00' W. The Map shows Mexico, highlighted in red in the world map.

Where is Mexico


Facts About Mexico

Country Name Mexico
Continent North America
Capital and largest city of Mexico Mexico City
Area 1,972,550 km2 (761,606 sq mi) Water (%) 2.5
Population of Mexico 130,262,220 (2021Est.)
Lat Long of Mexico 19.433333, -99.133333
Official Language Spanish
Calling Code +52
Time Zone of Mexico Time in Mexico (UTC−8 to −5) Summer (DST) varies (UTC−7 to −5)
Airports of Mexico 233 airports with paved runways
Neighbor countries United States of America, Belize, Guatemala
Internet TLD .mx
Currency Peso (MXN)


Mexico, the land of vibrant culture, enigmatic civilization, and diverse ethnics is located in the southern part of North America in the western hemisphere. Its official name is the United Mexican States. It is politically divided into thirty-one sovereign and free states. It covers a total area of 1,972,550 sq. km making it the fourteenth largest country in the world. It is bordered by the USA in the north, Guatemala and Belize in the south, the Pacific Ocean in the west, the Caribbean Sea in the southeast, and the Gulf of Mexico in the east. Mexico has a 9,330 km long coastline. Mexico City, the capital and largest city of the country is also an important financial center of the North American continent. Economically the country is strongly placed in the world. The geographic coordinates of Mexico are 23 00 N, 102 00 W.

Mexico enjoys varied temperatures from desert to tropical mainly due to the presence of the Tropic of Cancer, which divided the country into tropical and temperate zones. Mexico is one of the mega bio-diverse countries of the world. It also has diverse landscapes from high mountain ranges to low-lying plains, plateaus, and deserts. Mexico is the sixth-ranked country in the world with a maximum number of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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