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Mexico

Capital: Mexico (Distrito Federal)
Government type: federal republic
Location: Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the US and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the US.
Area: 1,923,040 sq km
Climate: varies from tropical to desert
Terrain: high, rugged mountains; low coastal plains; high plateaus; desert.
Population: 108,700,891 (July 2007 est.)
Ethnic groups: mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%
Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%, other 5%
Languages: Spanish , various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages

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