What Is a List of All the Cities in Mexico?


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Since there is no firm definition for what constitutes a city, it is necessary to clarify the criteria for classification before a list of all cities in Mexico could be compiled. Mexico has a total population of more than 112 million people, so the list would be pretty comprehensive.

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Mexico encompasses more than 750,000 square miles and has 31 states and a Federal District, explains About.com. The country also has more than 100 metropolitan areas with populations of more than 100,000 people. When expanded to include metropolitan areas, Mexico has nearly 200 cities with populations of 100,000 people or more. As of March 2015, Mexico City, the country's largest city and Federal District, including its entire metropolitan area, was the tenth largest city in the world and had a population nearing 20 million people, according to Worldatlas.com. The most populous state in Mexico is the state of Mexico, which is located in the south-central part of the country. It has a population of about 15 million people. Ecatepec, the state's largest city, is also the second largest city in the country, reports Wikipedia. In fact, of the 25 largest cities in Mexico, one-fifth of them are located in the state of Mexico. City and state populations in Mexico are determined by the Instituto Nationale de Estadistica y Geografia.

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