List of Mexican states by area

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The following table lists Mexico's 32 federated states, ranked by surface area.

Mexico Country in the southern portion of North America

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It 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 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.

RankStateland (km2)land (sq mi)% of totalpopulation
1 Chihuahua 247,46095,54012.6%3,406,465
2 Sonora 179,35569,2499.1%2,662,480
3 Coahuila 151,59558,5317.7%2,748,391
4 Durango 123,31747,6136.3%1,632,934
5 Oaxaca 93,75736,2004.8%3,801,962
6 Tamaulipas 80,24930,9844.1%2,753,222
7 Jalisco 78,58830,3434.0%7,350,682
8 Zacatecas 75,28429,0673.8%1,490,668
9 Baja California Sur 73,90928,5363.8%637,026
10 Chiapas 73,31128,3063.7%3,920,892
11 Veracruz 71,82627,7323.7%7,643,194
12 Baja California 71,45027,5903.6%3,155,070
13 Nuevo León 64,15624,7713.3%4,653,458
14 Guerrero 63,59624,5553.2%3,388,768
15 San Luis Potosí 61,13723,6053.1%2,585,518
16 Michoacán 58,59922,6253.0%4,351,037
17 Sinaloa 58,20022,5002.9%2,966,700
18 Campeche 57,50722,2042.9%822,441
19 Quintana Roo 44,70517,2612.3%1,325,578
20 Yucatán 39,52415,2602.0%1,955,577
21 Puebla 34,30613,2461.7%5,779,829
22 Guanajuato 30,60711,8171.6%5,486,372
23 Nayarit 27,85710,7561.4%1,084,979
24 Tabasco 24,7319,5491.3%2,238,603
25 México 22,3518,6301.1%15,175,862
26 Hidalgo 20,8138,0361.1%2,665,018
27 Querétaro 11,6994,5170.6%1,827,937
28 Colima 5,6272,1730.3%650,555
29 Aguascalientes 5,6162,1680.3%1,184,996
30 Morelos 4,8791,8840.2%1,777,227
31 Tlaxcala 3,9971,5430.2%1,169,936
32 CDMX 1,4955770.1%8,851,080

Population figures per 2010 Census (INEGI (Censo 2010))
Area figures per INEGI (INEGI (Informacion por Entidad))

See also

Geography of Mexico

The geography of Mexico describes the geographic features of Mexico, a country in the Americas. Mexico is located at about 23° N and 102° W in the southern portion of North America. From its farthest land points, Mexico is a little over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) in length. Mexico is bounded to the north by the United States, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the east by the Gulf of Mexico, and to the southeast by Belize, Guatemala, and the Caribbean Sea. The northernmost constituent of Latin America, it is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. Mexico is the world's 13th largest country, three times the size of Texas.

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