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Researches relative to the Geo-
graphy of Mexico, the Extent
of its Surface and its political
Division into Intendancies, the
physical Aspect of the Coun-
try, the Population, the State
of Agriculture and Manufac-
turing and Commercial In-
dustry, the Canals projected

between the South Sea and
Atlantic Ocean, the Crown
Revenues, the Quantity of the
precious Metals which have
flowed from Mexico into Eu-
rope and Asia, since the Dis-
covery of the New Continent,
and the Military Defence of
New Spain.

BY ALEXANDER DE HUMBOLDT.

WITH

PHYSICAL SECTIONS AND MAPS,

FOUNDED ON ASTRONOMICAL observ ATIONS, AND
TRIGO NOM ETRICAL AND BAROMETRICAL
MEASUREMENTS.

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PRINTED FOR LONG MAN, HURST, REES, orME, AND BRowN; AND
H. COL BURN : AND W. BLACKWOOD, AND BROWN AND CROM BIE,
EDINBURGH.

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CHAP. VIII.

STATISTIC A. L. A N A L YSIS
of
THE KING DOM OF

NEw s PAIN.

Territorial extent : 118,478 square leagues * (2,339,400 myriares.)

Population: 5,837,100 inhabitants, or 49 inhabitants per square league (2% per myriare).

* Of 25 to the degree.—Trans.

WOL, II, B

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