Outline of Mexico

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An enlargeable map of the United Mexican States

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Mexico:

The United Mexican States,[1] commonly known as Mexico, is a federal constitutional republic located in North America.[2] Mexico is bound on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico.[3][4]

General reference[edit]

Geography of Mexico[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Mexico.
Main article: Geography of Mexico
 United States 3,141 km
 Guatemala 962 km
 Belize 250 km
  • Coastline: 9,330 km

Environment of Mexico[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Mexico

Geographic features of Mexico[edit]

Regions of Mexico[edit]

Main article: Regions of Mexico

Ecoregions of Mexico[edit]

Administrative divisions of Mexico[edit]

States of Mexico[edit]

The United Mexican States is a federation comprising thirty-one states and a federal district (postal codes are in parentheses):


Location of Mexico's states and federal district:
Mexican Federal District[edit]
Municipalities of Mexico[edit]

Demography of Mexico[edit]

Government and politics of Mexico[edit]

Main article: Government of Mexico and Politics of Mexico

Branches of the government of Mexico[edit]

Main article: Government of Mexico


Executive branch of the government of Mexico[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Mexico[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Mexico[edit]

Foreign relations of Mexico[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The United Mexican States is a member of:[2]

Law and order in Mexico[edit]

Main article: Law of Mexico

Military of Mexico[edit]

Main article: Military of Mexico

Local government in Mexico[edit]

History of Mexico[edit]

Main article: History of Mexico, Timeline of the history of Mexico, and Current events of Mexico

Chronologically[edit]

Culture of Mexico[edit]

Main article: Culture of Mexico. See also: Latin American culture.

Art in Mexico[edit]

Sports in Mexico[edit]

Main article: Sports in Mexico

Economy and infrastructure of Mexico[edit]

Main article: Economy of Mexico

Education in Mexico[edit]

Main article: Education in Mexico

See also[edit]

Main article: Mexico

References[edit]

  1. ^ The alternative translation Mexican United States is rarely used
  2. ^ a b c "Mexico". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 6, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  3. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, 3rd ed. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, Inc.; p. 733
  4. ^ "Mexico". The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. 2001–6. New York: Columbia University Press.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Mexico