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Northern Mexico

Northern Mexico is a vast desert region bordering the United States of America. The north is sometimes referred to as "unknown Mexico" or "lost Mexico" because it is ignored by the vast majority of tourists.

Hermosillo is the capitol city of Sonora, Mexico. Hermosillo is one of the largest cities in Mexico, with a population of around 850,000 people.

Sonora is a desert state in Northern Mexico. While it is not near the top of most people's travel plans, it is not without charm.

Monterrey is the third largest city in Mexico and the capital of the state of Nuevo León.

Chihuahua is a state in Northern Mexico. The state is composed of desert plains in the east, and mountainous land in the west.

Mazatlán is a city in Sinaloa state, Mexico, known for its fine beaches.

Nuevo León is a state in Northern Mexico. Nuevo León is bound by Coahuila to the west, Tamaulipas to the east and north, and San Luis Potosí to the south.

Juarez is a city in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. It stands on the Rio Grande, across the United States border from El Paso.

Tamaulipas is a state in Northern Mexico. Tamaulipas lies between Nuevo León and the Gulf of Mexico in the north of the country.

Puerto Peñasco is a beach city in the northwestern corner of the state of Sonora in Mexico on the shores of the Sea of Cortez, about 70 miles south of the border with Arizona.

Sinaloa is a state in Northern Mexico. Sinaloa is rather like the country of Chile in that it is a long narrow strip of land with ocean on its west and mountains in the east.

Nogales is a city of 185,000 people in Sonora on the United States-Mexico border.

Coahuila is a state in Northern Mexico.

Reynosa is a city of 490,000 people in Tamaulipas, Mexico. It lies across the border from McAllen, Texas.

Durango is a state in Northern Mexico. "The glittering treasure you've been dreaming of day and night lies buried …

Nuevo Laredo is a city of 355,827 located in Tamaulipas, Mexico, right across the border from the smaller Laredo, Texas.

Copper Canyon is a canyon system in the Sierra Tarahumara in the southwestern part of the state of Chihuahua in Mexico.

Bahia de Kino is on the Sea of Cortez about 100 km from Hermosillo in the state of Sonora, Mexico.

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