Mexico is located in North America and is bordered by the United States to the north and Belize and Guatemala to the south. Mexico is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The country covers approximately 1,220,606 square miles.
Spanish is the official language of Mexico, and the country is known for its exports of vegetables, fruits, cotton and coffee. The terrain is fairly varied, ranging from coastal plains and deserts to mountains. The climate is warmer than most of the U.S. and ranges from tropical to desert conditions.