Mexico is a federal republic in the southern half of North America. The country is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico.
Covering almost over 760,000 sq mi, Mexico is the sixth largest country in the Americas. With an estimated population of over 120 million, it is the eleventh most populous country and the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. Mexico is a federation comprising thirty-one states and a Federal District, its capital and largest city. (Source: Wikipedia)