Administrative Divisions of Mexico
Officially the United Mexican States consists of 31 states in total. The states are the first administrative-territorial entities of the country. Moreover, Mexican Federation’s states are free to govern themselves with their own laws.
Each state consists of municipalities. Furthermore, every municipality is able to elect their own council. Also, without an immediate re-election option, a mayor is elected every three years as the head of the council.
Moreover, the national flag of Mexico is a tricolour of green, white, and red vertical stripes; at the centre of the white stripe is the national coat of arms.
Also, the national coat of arms is an eagle with a snake in its beak, perched on a cactus.
See: Mexico Flag Map
List of the states in Mexico
- Baja California Sur
- Baja California
- Nuevo León
- San Luis Potosí
- Quintana Roo
- Mexico City
The least populous state is…
Mexico is a federal republic located in the southern part of North America. Its current population by 2017 is 129,163,276. Moreover, its most populous administrative division is Mexico city by its 10,662,420 population. Mexico city is not a state but a federal entity with a level of autonomy. Furthermore, it is the capital of the country. Also, the least populous state of Mexico is Baja California Sur by its 345,682 population.
In Mexico, a large number of people live in the center of the country. Moreover, migrants from rural areas have poured into Mexico’s cities, and about four-fifths of Mexicans live in urban areas.
The largest land area: Chihuahua
Mexico has 2 million square kilometers of land area. Furthermore, its largest state is Chihuahua by covering a 247,935 square kilometers land area. Moreover, its smallest states are Tlaxcala by covering a 4,091 kilometers land area.
Highest Point is Citlaltépetl
Citlaltépetl forms the highest point of the country by 5,610 metres.