Officially the United Mexican States,
Mexico located in North America. It is bounded by three seas, the Pacific Ocean
to the south and west, the Caribbean Sea to the south east and the Gulf of
Mexico to the east. The history of Mexico goes back to a number of ancient
civilizations, the best known of which are the Mayans and Aztecs. Mexico City
is one of the many modern cities that are home to numerous ancient monuments.
Mexico is also one of only 18 megadiverse countries in the world making it
flora and fauna of particular interest to visitors.