Mexico official name is United Mexican States, It is located at about 23° N and 102° W in the southern portion of North America. Mexico is bounded to the north by the United States, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the east by the Gulf of Mexico, and to the southeast by Belize, Guatemala, and the Caribbean Sea. Mexico is three times the size of Texas.
Mexico area is 758,449 square miles (1,964,375 square kilometers),population is around 120,286,655,official language of mexico is Spanish. The mexico surrounded by Baja California in the west is an 800-mile (1,287-km) peninsula that forms the Gulf of California. In the east are the Gulf of Mexico and the Bay of Campeche, which is formed by Mexico's other peninsula, the Yucatán. The center of Mexico is a great, high plateau, open to the north, with mountain chains on the east and west and with ocean-front lowlands beyond.
Since a brief civil war in 1920, Mexico has enjoyed a period of gradual agricultural, political, and social reforms. Following World War II, the government emphasized economic growth. Mexico became a major petroleum producer. The collapse of oil prices in 1986 cut Mexico's export earnings. Mexico joined Canada and the United States in the North American Free Trade Agreement. The research and development in natural sciences and engineering accounts, petroleum producers .
Technological advances enabled Mexico to lead the world. The country is pioneer in advanced research in electronics, petroleum, biomedical devices, natural sciences, robotics and material sciences
In, natural sciences and engineering accounts this island nation produced 3 Nobel laureates so far. Mexico has established infrastructure for advance nanotechnology. Mexico Agency for nanotechnology Research and Development monitors the funding and integration of the R & D related to Material sciences in the country. The CETYS University in Mexico is the top most university for material sciences. The Ketterle, who won noble prize , Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases of alkali atoms Numerous medical journals are published from Mexico with good reputation. Several leading Institution in the country including University of National Polytechnic Institute, Autonomous Metropolitan University, Technological University of Mexico, CETYS University and others are spearheading the medical research.