Meaning of natural regions

What are Natural Regions:

Natural regions are physical spaces delimited by their similar characteristics such as climate, flora and fauna.

In geography, natural regions can be divided into several types according to elements such as climate, geographical location, hydrology, biodiversity, soil, relief, among other things. Each country or region has different types of natural regions that usually divide the territory by their climatic characteristics.

Natural regions are based on four types of geographic environments, being them:

  • Aquatic environment: it is characterized by being the widest and with the greatest diversity of fauna.
  • Terrestrial environment: it is the best environment for the diversity of flora.
  • Underground: it is located in places where sunlight does not reach, including groundwater. The vegetation is characterized by not containing chlorophyll.
  • Organic medium: it is that which is found inside living beings such as parasites, bacteria and microorganisms.

See also Geography.

Natural regions in Mexico

In Mexico they can be divided into five types of natural regions that divide the territorial and geographic space of the country. They are:

  • Dry extratropical: the northern and northwestern part of Mexico is found.
  • Tropical Alta: Includes the center table and the upper valleys of the south.
  • Low tropical: it is located on the coasts and the interior slopes of Sinaloa, the Huastecas and Yucatán.
  • High extratropical: it is located in the Eastern and Western Sierras Madres.
  • Low extratropical subhumid: includes the regions of the extreme Northwest of Baja California.
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