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Commonly referred to as Mexico, the United Mexican States consists of 31 free and sovereign states and covers an area of 1,972,550 square kilometers on the southern tip of North America. With the United States of America to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the south and west, the Gulf of Mexico to the east, and Guatemala, Belize and the Caribbean Sea to the southeast, Mexico is the world's 14th largest country, with its capital, Mexico City, considered to be the largest city in the world.
The Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortés, separates the narrow strip of land known as the Baja California Peninsula from the mainland of Mexico. With many natural attractions, fascinating culture and its long and somewhat tumultuous history, Mexico is the destination of choice for many adventurous travelers. We hope this map of Mexico will help you gain further insight into this interesting country.