The geographical facts of Mexico will show there is more to this wonderful country than Mexico City and the beaches of Cancun and Acapulco. Enjoying a coastline on both the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Caribbean Sea in the east and a lovely warm climate, many visitors do indeed venture only to the Mexican seaside, but the interior holds some exciting attractions too. The places and locations that make up the geographical facts of Mexico make for some interesting visits.
1. Highest Mountain
These geographical facts of Mexico start off on a high point with Pico de Orizaba. This is the highest mountain in Mexico and holds the title of being the third highest on the North American continent. It towers over the country at a huge 5,636 metres above sea level. Pico de Orizaba is also a dormant stratovolcano, last erupting in the 19th century. It’s a popular place to visit on the borders of Puebla and Veracruz states.