Mexico, or the Mexican United States, is located in North America. It is bordered by the United States, the Pacific Ocean the Gulf of Mexico, and Guatemala. It is governed by a Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic, with a size of 1,972,550 square km. Mexico gained its independence from Spain on September 16, 1810.
Official Name: United Mexican States, Estados Unidos Mexicanos
Capitol: Mexico City
Geographic Region: Americas, Central America
Geographic Size (km sq): 1,964,375
Year of UN Membership: 1945
Year of Present State Formation: 1917
Current UN Representative: Jorge Montaño