Mexico

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Mexico is part of:
Latin America and Caribbean · Middle America ·
Water Basins of Mexico:
Candelaria · Coatan Achute · Colorado · El Naranjo · Grijalva · Hondo · Suchiate · Tijuana · Yaqui ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Mexico City
Neighbouring Countries Belize, Guatemala, USA
Total Area 1,972,550 km2
  - Water 49,510 km2 (2.51%) / 251 m2/ha
  - Land 1,923,040 km2
Coastline 9,330 km
Population 104,266,000 (53 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.842 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 46.1 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $1,143,000 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $14,400
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, WB, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, UNIDO, UNEP, UNECLAC, WMO, UNCCD
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 268,072 km2 (13.94%)
     - Arable 243,457 km2 (12.66%)
     - Permanent Crops 24,615 km2 (1.28%)
     - Irrigated 63,200 km2
  - Non cultivated 444,301 km2 (86.06%)
Average Annual RainfallD 752 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 457.2 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 78.22 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 77%
  - For Domestic Use 17%
  - For Industrial Use 5%
  - Per Capita 782 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 97%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 87%
  - Improved Sanitation 79%
     - Urban population 91%
     - Rural population 41%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Contents

News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  4. Mexico/publications ‎(1,048 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Mexico/who is who ‎(1,021 views) . . WikiBot
  6. Mexico/Maps ‎(959 views) . . WikiBot
  7. Sustainable Urban Water Management in the State of Mexico/Map ‎(1,435 views) . . Katy.norman


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Mexico

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  1. Water policies and programmes in Mexico City from a gender perspective ‎(2,597 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Sustainable Management of the Shared Living Marine Resources of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) and Adjacent Regions ‎(1,857 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Establishing effective and democratic water and sanitation management in Mexico to support the achievement of the MDGs ‎(2,824 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Determination of Persistent Organic Componentes (COPs) in different environmental matrices, and its ecotoxicological evaluation in fishes from different coastal systems of the State of Yucatán, Mexico ‎(2,500 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Mexico

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  1. Sustainable Urban Water Management in the State of Mexico ‎(8,545 views) . . WikiBot


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Mexico
  1. Who Has Access to Water? Case Study of Mexico City Metropolitan Area ‎(2,317 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Water Subsidies and Aquifer depletion in Mexico’s Arid Regions ‎(1,881 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Water Conflict Between the US and Mexico: Lining of the All-American Canal ‎(4,036 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Tension Between Agricultural Growth and Sustainability: The El Bajio Case, Mexico ‎(1,362 views) . . WikiBot


5 most popular publications on Mexico
  1. Water Conflict Between the US and Mexico: Lining of the All-American Canal ‎(4,036 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Who Has Access to Water? Case Study of Mexico City Metropolitan Area ‎(2,317 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Water Subsidies and Aquifer depletion in Mexico’s Arid Regions ‎(1,881 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Tension Between Agricultural Growth and Sustainability: The El Bajio Case, Mexico ‎(1,362 views) . . WikiBot


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Who is Who

People working in Mexico

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Organizations working in Mexico
  1. International Boundary and Water Commission ‎(1,633 views) . . WikiBot


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References

See also

External Resources

"Water Supply and Sanitation in Mexico" on Wikipedia


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