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Family Finding Articles
Here you can find articles to help you with the family finding information you want to have to locate a biological parent or other adult relatives in Mexico. You never know which article could hold the key to solving your agency's family finding challenge so you can finally connect children in foster care with their biological parent, grandparent or other relatives living in Mexico.
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There are thirty-one Mexican states as well as the nation's capital, Mexico City. The heart of Mexico City is the Federal District called the distrito federal. The abbreviation is D.F.
Below is the list of states followed by their respective capital in the proper form you would use to research or to use in an address.
Aguascalientes -- Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
Baja California -- Mexicali, Baja California
Baja California Sur -- La Paz, Baja California Sur
Campeche -- Campeche, Campeche
Chihuahua -- Chihuahua, Chihuahua
Chiapas -- Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas
Colima -- Colima, Colima
Saltillo -- Coahuila, Saltillo
Durango -- Durango, Durango
Guanajuato -- Guanajuato, Guanajuato
Guerrero -- Chilpancingo, Guerrero
Hidalgo -- Pachuca, Hidalgo
Jalisco -- Guadalajara, Jalisco
Estado de Mexico -- Toluca, Estado de Mexico
Michoacan -- Morelia, Michoacan
Morelos -- Cuernavaca, Morelos
Nayarit -- Tepic, Nayarit
Nuevo Leon -- Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
Oaxaca -- Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Puebla -- Puebla, Puebla
Queretaro -- Queretaro, Queretaro
Quintana Roo -- Chetumal, Quintana Roo
San Luis Potosi -- San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi
Sinaloa -- Culiacan, Sinaloa
Sonora -- Hermosillo, Sonora
Tabasco -- Villahermosa, Tabasco
Tamaulipas -- Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas
Tlaxcala -- Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala
Veracruz -- Xalapa, Veracruz
Yucatan -- Merida, Yucatan
Zacatecas -- Zacatecas, Zacatecas
Mexican Area Codes
You may have a phone number for a biological parent or family members in Mexico, but when you call, you get a message that the number is incorrect. This problem can sometimes be the result of having an outdated area code. Check the most popular cities and verify that you are using the most current area code.
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