Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos o comunmente México, es un país localizado en Norteamérica. Limita con Estados Unidos de América al norte, al sureste con Guatemala y Belice, al este con el golfo de México y el mar Caribe y al oeste con el océano Pacífico. En extensión territorial ocupa la quinta posición en el continente americano, y el décimo quinto a nivel mundial. Con una población aproximada de 106 millones, México es el segundo país más poblado de Latinoamérica y al mismo tiempo, el que tiene la mayor población indígena del continente americano. La sede de los poderes de la Federación y capital del país es México, Distrito Federal.
The United Mexican States or commonly Mexico is a country located in North America, bordered at the north by the ► United States, and at the south by Central America with ► Guatemala and ► Belize. To the west from Mexico ► Cuba and ► Jamaica are located. Its capital is Mexico City which is one of the largest cities on earth. Covering almost 2 million km² Mexico is one of the largest countries in America and the 15th in the world. It is also the 11th most populous country with approximately 106 million people and the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world.
United Mexican States
Independent country since 1810, recognized 1821
Spanish and 63 indigenous amerindian languages are national languages
1840: Republic of the Rio Grande declared independence
1840: Republic of the Rio Grande rejoins Mexico
1842: Soconusco rejoins Mexico
1845: United States annexes Texas
1846: Yucatan declares independence
1848: Mexican Cession
1848: Yucatan rejoins Mexico
1853: United States buys Gadsden Purchase
1857: New constitution
1863: Champeche split from Yucatan
1864: Nuevo Leon split from Coahuila
1869: Hidalgo split from state of Mexico
1869: Morelo split from state of Mexico
1884: Tepic territory created
1902: Quintana Roo territory created
1917: Tepic become states of Nayarit
1931: Baja California Sur territory created
1952: Baja California becomes sta
1974: Baja California Sur and Quintana Roo become states
This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.
Mexico in 1847
Major volcanoes of Mexico
Languages of Mexico
Minor languages of Mexico
State governments by party
Notes and references
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