Geography in Mexico

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Geography in Mexico


The continent: America
  
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Area in Mexico


Surface area

1 964 380 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 13 in the world of 233 (94,85%); 5 place in America 50 (92%)

Land area

1 943 950 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 14 in the world of 230 (94,35%); 5 place in America 50 (92%)

Territorial waters

20 430 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 27 in the world of 153 (83,01%); 7 place in America 29 (79,31%)

Land use in Mexico


Land area

1 943 950 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 14 in the world of 230 (94,35%); 5 place in America 50 (92%)

Agricultural land

54,89 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 52 in the world of 208 (75,48%); 6 place in America 42 (88,10%)
1 067 050 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 11 in the world of 209 (95,22%); 4 place in America 42 (92,86%)
0,840 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 207 (73,43%); 11 place in America 42 (76,19%)
7,08 % (1,42 % annual) ↗
min: 0,840; max: 2,58; max-min: 1,74 (67,43%); mid: 1,71;
-0,869 (-103,50%)

Arable land

11,83 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 93 in the world of 206 (55,34%); 13 place in America 42 (71,43%)
2,24 % (0,447 % annual) ↗
min: 9,05; max: 12,29; max-min: 3,24 (26,39%); mid: 10,67;
1,16 (9,81%)
230 112 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 14 in the world of 206 (93,69%); 5 place in America 42 (90,48%)
2,15 % (0,431 % annual) ↗
min: 176 600; max: 235 070; max-min: 58 470 (24,87%); mid: 205 835;
24 277 (10,55%)
0,181 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 206 (61,17%); 12 place in America 42 (73,81%)
9,39 % (1,88 % annual) ↗
min: 0,181; max: 0,516; max-min: 0,335 (64,88%); mid: 0,349;
-0,167 (-92,37%)

Forest area

33,97 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 205 (54,63%); 26 place in America 43 (41,86%)
0,694 % (0,139 % annual) ↗
min: 33,97; max: 35,89; max-min: 1,91 (5,33%); mid: 34,93;
-0,957 (-2,82%)
660 400 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 11 in the world of 206 (95,15%); 5 place in America 43 (90,70%)
0,694 % (0,139 % annual) ↗
min: 660 400; max: 697 600; max-min: 37 200 (5,33%); mid: 679 000;
-18 600 (-2,82%)
0,520 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 74 in the world of 204 (64,22%); 22 place in America 43 (51,16%)
7,82 % (1,56 % annual) ↗
min: 0,520; max: 0,815; max-min: 0,295 (36,19%); mid: 0,667;
-0,147 (-28,36%)

Terrestrial protected areas

12,92 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 112 in the world of 204 (45,59%); 25 place in America 42 (42,86%)
11,52 % (2,30 % annual) ↘
min: 2,43; max: 12,92; max-min: 10,49 (81,19%); mid: 7,68;
5,25 (40,60%)
258 393 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 17 in the world of 202 (92,08%); 7 place in America 42 (85,71%)
0,0000105 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 181 in the world of 202 (10,89%); 40 place in America 42 (7,14%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Mexico


Length of land borders

4 389 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 166 (74,10%); 11 place in America 27 (62,96%)

Number of Neighbors

3 [?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 164 (48,17%); 7 place in America 26 (76,92%)

Coastline

9 330 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 14 in the world of 191 (93,19%); 3 place in America 47 (95,74%)

Elevation in Mexico


mean elevation

1 111 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 163 (83,44%); 5 place in America 28 (85,71%)

lowest point

-10 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 50 in the world of 73 (32,88%); 4 place in America 7 (57,14%)

highest point

5 675 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 232 (91,81%); 9 place in America 50 (84%)

Main parameters in Mexico


Population

127 017 224 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 233 (96,14%); 3 place in America 50 (96%)
6,61 % (1,32 % annual) ↘
min: 38 174 114; max: 127 017 224; max-min: 88 843 110 (69,95%); mid: 82 595 669;
44 421 555 (34,97%)

Surface area

1 964 380 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 13 in the world of 233 (94,85%); 5 place in America 50 (92%)

Population density

65,34 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 145 in the world of 230 (37,39%); 28 place in America 50 (46%)
6,61 % (1,32 % annual) ↘
min: 20,26; max: 65,34; max-min: 45,07 (68,99%); mid: 42,80;
22,54 (34,49%)

Population growth rate

1,29 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 216 (54,17%); 16 place in America 45 (66,67%)
18,42 % (3,68 % annual) ↗
min: 1,23; max: 3,22; max-min: 1,99 (61,76%); mid: 2,23;
-0,936 (-72,43%)

Surface area

1,55 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 145 in the world of 233 (38,20%); 29 place in America 50 (44%)
7,08 % (1,42 % annual) ↗
min: 1,55; max: 5,15; max-min: 3,60 (69,97%); mid: 3,35;
-1,80 (-116,52%)