Mexico Political Map
Mexico Country Information:
Mexico is located in North America. Mexico is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico; the United States to the north, and Belize and Guatemala to the south.
Mexico Bordering Countries:
Belize, Guatemala, US
Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Cabo San Lucas, Campeche, Cancun, Celaya, Chihuahua, Chilpancingo, Ciudad del Carmen, Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Madero, Ciudad Mante, Ciudad Obregon, Ciudad Victoria, Colima, Compeche, Cordoba, Cuernavaca, Delicias, Durango, Ensenada, Gomez Palacio, Guadalajara, Guadalupe, Guanajuato, Guaymas, Hermosillo, Heroica Nogales, Hidalgo del Parral, Irapuato, Jalapa, La Paz, Lazaro Cardenas, Leon, Loreto, Los Mochis, Matamoros, Maxicali, Mazatlan, Merida, Mexico, Minatitlan, Monclova, Monterrey, Netzahualcoyotl, Nogales, Nuevo Laredo, Oaxaca, Poza Rica, Progreso, Puebla, Puerto Vallarta, Reynosa, Rosarito, Salamanca, Salina Cruz, Saltillo, San Luis Potosi, San Quintin, Santa Rosalia, Tampico, Tapachula, Tepic, Tiaxcala, Tijuana, Toluca, Torreon, Tulancingo, Tuxla Gutierrez, Veracruz, Zacatecas and Zamora.
Bahia Blanco, Bahia de San Jorge, Bahia la Ventana, Bahia Santa Maria, Caribbean Sea, Golfo de California, Gulf of Mexico, Lago Catemaco, Lago de Chapala, Laguna Agua Brava, Laguna de Pueblo Viejo, Laguna de San Andres, Laguna de Tamiahua, Laguna Inferior, Laguna Madre, Pacific Ocean, Presa Alvaro Obregon, Presa de la Angostura, Presa de la Boquilla, Presa Miguel Aleman, Presa Nezahualcoyotl, Rio Balsas, Rio Conchos, Rio Grande and Rio Verde.
Mexico Natural Resources:
Mexico has fossil fuel deposits which include petroleum and natural gas. Some of the countryís metal resources are silver, copper, gold, lead and zinc. Timber is also a natural resource for Mexico.
Mexico Natural Hazards:
The country of Mexico has volcanoes and destructive earthquakes occur in the center and south. Other natural hazards include tsunamis along the Pacific coast, and hurricanes on the Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean coasts.
Mexico Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Mexico are numerous. Regarding the land, the issues include: deforestation; widespread erosion; the deterioration of agricultural lands; desertification. In addition, the land in the Valley of Mexico is sinking due to the depletion of groundwater. The county has rural to urban migration. This complicates the serious air and water pollution in the nationís capital and urban centers along the United States-Mexico border. Raw sewage and industrial effluents are polluting the rivers in urban areas. In addition, the natural fresh water resources are scarce and polluted in north. These resources are also in poor quality or inaccessible in the center and extreme southeast of Mexico. The country has a scarcity of hazardous waste disposal facilities. Note: The government considers the lack of clean water and deforestation national security issues.