Located in the continent of North America, Mexico covers 1,943,945 square kilometers of land and 20,430 square kilometers of water, making it the 14th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,964,375 square kilometers.
Mexico became an independent state in 1821, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of Mexico is 114,975,406 (2012) and the nation has a density of 59 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN). As well, the people of Mexico are refered to as Mexican.
The dialing code for the country is 52 and the top level internet domain for Mexican sites is .mx.
To learn more, visit our detailed Mexico section.
|Density||59.1 / km2 ( 153.2 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Mexico City (Mexico City)|
|GDP||1,280,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||11,133 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||1,943,945 km2 (750,561 mi2)|
|Water Area||20,430 km2 (7,888 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||The United States Of America, Guatemala, Belize|
What is the capital of Mexico?
Mexico City is the capital city of Mexico. It has a population of 12,294,193, and is located on a latitue of 19.43 and longitude of -99.13.
Mexico City is also the political center of Mexico, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Mexico City, the Capital Of Mexico
|Elevation||2240 meters over sea level|
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|#9||Gustavo A. Madero||1,185,772|
|#13||Naucalpan de Juarez||846,185|
|#19||San Luis Potosi||677,704|