Where is Mexico?

Mexico is located in the North America region at latitude 23.634501 and longitude -102.552784 and is part of the North American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 23Β° 38' 4.20'' N
  • 102Β° 33' 10.02'' W

You can see the location of Mexico on the world map below:

the Flag of Mexico in the map of North America

Mexico Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Mexico (MX) are:

  1. Belize (BZ)
  2. Guatemala (GT)
  3. United States of America (US)

Maritime Borders

Mexico borders with Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea.

Mexico Related Content

Mexico Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 23.634501
Longitude: -102.552784
Country CodesAlpha 2: MX
Alpha 3: MEX
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡²πŸ‡½
Int. Phone Prefix+52
Capital cityMexico City
North America
North America
Country Area1,964,375 sq km
Population 2021130,262,220
World Rank: 10
Median Age29
Life expectancy70.2
Major languagesSpanish only 92.7%, Spanish and indigenous languages 5.7%, indigenous only 0.8%, unspecified 0.8% (2005) note: indigenous languages include various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional languages
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 4
  • UTCβˆ’08:00 (Zone 4 or Northwest Zone) β€” the state of Baja California
  • UTCβˆ’07:00 (Zone 3 or Pacific Zone) β€” the states of Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Nayarit, Sinaloa and Sonora
  • UTCβˆ’06:00 (Zone 2 or Central Zone) β€” most of Mexico
  • UTCβˆ’05:00 (Zone 1 or Southeast Zone) β€” the state of Quintana Roo
Internet TLD.mx
Biggest AirportMexico City International Airport (MEX)
Average temperature21.00 Β°C
69.80 Β°F
Administrative Divisions31 states 1 federal district
Political systemFederal presidential representative democratic republic

Mexico Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyMexican Peso (MXN)
GDP in 2020$1087.1 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 15
GDP per capita in 2020$8,432
World Rank: 75
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Japan, Germany, South Korea
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, Canada, China, Japan, Germany

Biggest Cities in Mexico

Here are the largest cities in Mexico based on 2021 data:

City Population
Mexico City 21,505,000
Guadalajara 5,437,000
Tijuana 1,922,523
Ecatepec 1,857,188
Leon de los Aldama 1,579,803
Puebla 1,576,259
Zapopan 1,476,491
Juarez 1,321,004
Monterrey 1,135,512
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl 1,109,363

Map of Mexico with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the North America Region