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Is Mexico part of North America?

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Mexico is part of North America. It is situated on the North American continent between the United States to the north and Guatemala to the south.

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North America is the world's third largest continent. It is made up of the following 23 countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States.

Mexico is one of the largest countries in North America, with a population of 120,286,655 people. Its official language is Spanish, and its capital is Mexico City.

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