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The United Mexican States or Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México) is a federal republic made up of 31 states (estados) and one Federal District, (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City. According to the Constitution of Mexico, Mexico City is the Federal District, (Distrito Federal). This is actually a fairly recent reform (dating form 1993) of Article 44 of the Constitution, and it was aimed at ending two centuries of quite sterile discussions (and occasional problems with jurisdiction) about whether one concept engulfed the other or even if one of the two entities really had any legal existence in lieu of the other. The complete text of the aforementioned reform also states that Mexico City is the see of the Powers of the Union (Executive, Legislative and Judicial) and capital of the United Mexican States. The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Vicente Fox Quesada (born July 2, 1942) is the current president of Mexico. ... The Mexican Executive Cabinet is a part of the executive branch of the Mexican government consisting of eighteen Secretaries of State, the head of the federal executive legal office and the Attorney General. ... Congress (formally: Congreso de la Unión or Congress of the Union) is the legislative branch of the Mexican government. ... The Senate (Spanish: Cámara de Senadores or Senado) is the upper house of Mexicos bicameral Congress. ... The Chamber of Deputies (Spanish: Cámara de Diputados) is the lower house of Mexicos bicameral legislature, the Congress of the Union. ... The LX Legislature of the Congress of Mexico will be meeting from September 1, 2006, to August 31, 2009. ... The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) is the highest Federal court in the United Mexican States. ... This article lists political parties in Mexico. ... Politics of Mexico Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Mexico ... Mexico held a general election on Sunday, 2 July 2000. ... A number of elections, both federal and local, took place in Mexico during 2003: 6 July 2003 Federal Congress Chamber of Deputies – 500 federal deputies See: 2003 Mexican general election Colima Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2003 Colima state election Nuevo León Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2003... A number of local elections are to take place in Mexico during 2004: 4 July 2004 Chihuahua Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2004 Chihuahua State election Durango Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2004 Durango State election Zacatecas Governor, state congress, and mayors See: 2004 Zacatecas state election 1... A number of local elections are scheduled to place in Mexico during 2005: 6 February 2005 Baja California Sur Governor, five mayors, and 21 (15+6) local deputies See: 2005 Baja California Sur state election Guerrero Governor See: 2005 Guerrero state election Quintana Roo Governor, eight mayors, and 25 (15... A number of elections are scheduled to place in Mexico during 2006, most importantly a General Election (President and Congress) on 2 July. ... Traditionally, the Government of Mexico has sought to maintain its interests abroad and project its influence largely through moral persuasion. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... The Federal Republic of Germany and its sixteen Bundesländer (federal states) A federal republic is a federation of states with a republican form of government. ... A state is an organized political community, occupying a territory, and possessing internal and external sovereignty, that enforces a monopoly on the use of force. ... Federal districts are subdivisions of a federal system of government. ... The Mexican Federal District, known in Spanish as Distrito Federal (D.F.), is an area within Mexico that is not part of any of the Mexican states, but an independent self-governing city-state and the seat of the Federal Government. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ... This article is about the current Political Constitution of the United Mexican States. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ... Federal districts are subdivisions of a federal system of government. ... The Mexican Federal District, known in Spanish as Distrito Federal (D.F.), is an area within Mexico that is not part of any of the Mexican states, but an independent self-governing city-state and the seat of the Federal Government. ... In law, jurisdiction from the Latin jus, juris meaning law and dicere meaning to speak, is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted body or to a person to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and, by implication, to administer justice within a defined area of responsibility. ...

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Aguascalientes is a state of Mexico, situated in the center of the country. ... Main Central Square often called The Exedra The city of Aguascalientes is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes in western central Mexico. ... // {| border=1 cellspacing=0 cellpadding= 2 width=240 style=margin-left:3px align=right !align=center bgcolor=#ccccff colspan=3|Estado de Baja California |- |align=center colspan=3| |- !align=center bgcolor=#ccccff colspan=3|Location |- |align=center colspan=3| |- !align=center bgcolor=#ccccff colspan=3|Municipalities |- |align=center colspan=3... Geographic Map of the State of Baja California. ... Baja California Sur is one of the 31 States of Mexico, occupying the part of the Baja California Peninsula south of the 28th parallel. ... The Bay of La Paz, as seen from the International Space Station La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur, Mexico, is a small city on the shores of the Gulf of California. ... The State of Campeche was long a part of Yucatán and shared its history through the mid 19th century. ... View of Campeche, showing Cathedral and part of old city fortifications Campeche is a city of Mexico located at 19°85′ N 90°53′ W, on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico. ... Chiapas is a state in the southeast of Mexico. ... Tuxtla Gutiérrez is the capital city of the Mexican state of Chiapas. ... The state of Chihuahua is the largest of the 31 states of Mexico and is located in the northwestern part of the country. ... The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. ... Coahuila (formal name: Coahuila de Zaragoza) is one of Mexicos 31 component states. ... Saltillo is a city in northeast Mexico, located at 25°42′ N 101°00′ W. It is the current capital of the state of Coahuila. ... Colima is a state in western Mexico. ... hi == Headline text == HEY PEOPLE WHAT IT DO??????????? Colima is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. ... Durango (IPA pronunciation ) is one of the constituent states of Mexico. ... The city of Durango (formally: Victoria de Durango) is the capital of the state of Durango, Mexico, located at . ... Guanajuato is a state in the central highlands of Mexico. ... An aerial view of downtown Guanajuato The city of Guanajuato is the capital of the state of the same name. ... Guerrero is a state in the United Mexican States. ... Chilpancingo (formally: Chilpancingo de los Bravos) is a city in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, located at 17° 33′0″N, 99° 30′0″W. It is the capital of Guerrero. ... Hidalgo is a state in central Mexico, with an area of 20,502 km². In 2000 the state had a population of some 2,231,000 people. ... Pachuca (elevation: 2,426 meters) is the capital of the Mexican state of Hidalgo. ... Jalisco is one of the 31 states of the United Mexican States (Mexico). ... Cityhall Downtown Guadalajara Plaza Tapatia at night Plaza de la Liberacion & Cathedral Guadalajara is the second largest city in Mexico, located in the Western-Pacific region. ... The United Mexican States. ... Toluca is a city in México State in central Mexico, at 19. ... Michoacán de Ocampo (From michoaque, Nahuatl for those who have fish) is one of the 31 constituent states of Mexico. ... This article is about the city. ... Morelos is one of the constituent states of Mexico. ... Cuernavaca is the capital city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. ... Nayarit is a state on the central Pacific coast of mainland Mexico. ... Tepic is the capital city of the Mexican state of Nayarit. ... Nuevo León (Spanish for New León, after the former kingdom in Spain) is a state located in north-eastern Mexico. ... Monterrey is the capital city of the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León and the municipal seat of the municipality of the same name. ... The Mexican state of Oaxaca (pronounced in English) is in the southern part of Mexico, west of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. ... Catedral de Oaxaca, located at the Zócalo (central square) Santo Domingo de Guzmán Church The city of Oaxaca, Oaxaca (formally: Oaxaca de Juárez, in honor of 19th-century president and national hero Benito Juárez, who was born nearby) is the capital and main city of the... The Mexican state of Puebla is located in the center of the country, to the east of Mexico City. ... The city of Puebla – known more formally as Heróica Puebla de Zaragoza or less formally as La Angelópolis or Puebla de los Ángeles – is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of the same name, and the fourth largest city in Mexico, after Mexico City, Guadalajara... Querétaro (formal name: Querétaro de Arteaga) is a state in central Mexico. ... Latitude 20. ... Quintana Roo is a state of Mexico, on the eastern part of the Yucatán Peninsula. ... Chetumal (coordinates: 18°30′N 88°20′W) is a city on the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. ... The Mexican state of San Luis Potosí has an area of 62,848 km². It is in the north-central part of the republic, bordered by the Mexican states of Jalisco, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, and Zacatecas. ... The city of San Luis Potosí is the capital of the Mexican state of the same name. ... Sinaloa is the name of a city, a municipality and a state in Mexico. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Sonora is a state in northwestern Mexico, bordering the states of Chihuahua to the east, Sinaloa to the south, and Baja California to the northwest. ... Hermosillo is the capital of the state of Sonora, Mexico. ... Tabasco is a state in Mexico. ... Villahermosa (Beautiful Village in Spanish language) is the capital city of Tabasco, Mexico, and the municipal seat of Centro municipality. ... Tamaulipas is a state in the northeast of Mexico. ... Ciudad Victoria (also known simply as Victoria) is the capital city of the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. ... Tlaxcala is the name of both a state of Mexico and of that states capital city. ... The city of Tlaxcala is the capital and chief center of population of the Mexican state of the same name. ... The state of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave is one of the 31 states that compose Mexico (does not include the Mexican Federal District). ... Xalapa or Jalapa is the capital city of the Mexican state of Veracruz. ... Yucatán is the name of one of the 31 states of Mexico, located on the north of the Yucatán Peninsula. ... Cathedral on the Plaza Mayor, the oldest in North America [1]. Mérida is the capital city of the Mexican state of Yucatán. ... Zacatecas is one of the 31 constituent states of Mexico. ... Zacatecas is a city in Mexico, the capital of the state of Zacatecas. ... The Mexican Federal District, known in Spanish as Distrito Federal (D.F.), is an area within Mexico that is not part of any of the Mexican states, but an independent self-governing city-state and the seat of the Federal Government. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ...

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