Geography of Mexico

Answer these questions about the geography of Mexico.
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On what peninsula is the city of Mérida the most populous one?
Yucatan
What sea does that peninsula border to its east?
Caribbean Sea
Which river makes the border between Mexico and Texas?
Rio Grande
Which Central American countries does Mexico border?
Belize
Guatemala
What is the name of the gulf that is situated between Baja California and Sonara?
Gulf of California
What is the second most populous city of Mexico in terms of city proper?
Ecatepec de Morelos
What is the highest mountain in Mexico?
Pico de Orizaba
What is the capital of the Jalisco state?
Guadalajara
What lake that is located south of that city is the largest one in Mexico?
Lake Chapala
In what southern state did Zapatista rebels clash with government forces in the 1990s?
Chiapas
What major city is located just 20 miles south of the U.S. city of San Diego?
Tijuana
The largest desert in Mexico has the namesake of what dog breed?
Chihuahuan Desert
What state starting with V is the most populous one after Mexico City and Mexico State?
Veracruz
What island nation is only 120 miles away from the city of Cancún?
Cuba
What Texan city is located on the opposite side of Ciudad Juárez?
El Paso
What huge complex located in the state of Puebla is the largest pyramid in the world?
Great Pyramid
of Cholula
Which Pacific city is known for its cliff divers?
Acapulco
What city used to serve as the capital of the Aztec Empire?
Tenochtitlan
With what name do both an "oriental" and "occidental" mountain range in Mexico begin?
Sierra Madre
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Level 70
Oct 30, 2019
Given that you asked for the dog breed, not the desert, please accept Chihuahua as the answer!
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Level 65
Oct 30, 2019
Alright