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.
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Monterrey is the third largest city in
and the capital of the state of
Hermosillo is the capitol city of Sonora,
. Hermosillo is one of the largest cities in Mexico, with a population of around 850,000 people.
Mazatlán is a city in
, known for its fine beaches. Mazatlán is a socially and economically diverse city, with more than 350,000 welcoming people of all races.
In Northern Mexico
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.
Chihuahua is a state in Northern Mexico. The state is composed of desert plains in the east, and mountainous land in the west.
Nuevo León is a state in Northern Mexico. Nuevo León is bound by
to the west,
to the east and north, and
San Luis Potosí
to the south.
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.
Tamaulipas is a state in Northern Mexico. Tamaulipas lies between
and the Gulf of Mexico in the north of the country.
Coahuila is a state in Northern Mexico.
Durango is a state in Northern Mexico. "The glittering treasure you've been dreaming of day and night lies buried over yonder …
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