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Mexico : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

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CountryMexico
ContinentNorth America
Location19.43260 N, 99.13320 W
Map of Mexico Map of Mexico
Flag mexico flag
Area1,972,550 km²
Coastline5,800 miles
Neighboring Countries
  • United States of America
  • Belize
  • Guatemala
  • EI Salvador
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Cayman Islands
  • Saint Helena
  • Costa Rica
  • Bahamas
  • Cuba
  • Jamaica
  • Panama
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Haiti
  • Dominican Republic
  • Canada
  • Aruba
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Bermuda
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Anguilla
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Guadeloupe
Time Zone(UTC -8 to -5)
Population127 million (2015)
Symbol symbol of mexico
Independence DaySeptember 16th, 1810
President of MexicoEnrique Pena Nieto

President of Mexico

President of the SenateRoberto Gil Zuarth
President of the Chamber of DeputiesJesus Zambrano Grijalva
National Anthem‘’Himno Nacional Mexicano”
National AnimalCow

National Animal of Mexico

National BirdGolden Eagle

National Bird of Mexico

National FlowerDahlias

National Flower of Mexico

National GameCharreria

National Game of Mexico

National TreeCypress

National Tree of Mexico

National FruitAvocado

National Fruit of Mexico

National DrinkTequila

National Drink of Mexico

National LanguageSpanish
Seasons in MexicoSummer

Rainy

Winter

Prestigious Awards of Mexico
  • Military Awards – Mexican Service Award, Mexican Border Service Medal, Order of the Aztec Eagle.
  • Literature Awards – FIL Literary Award in Romance Languages, Xavier Villaurrutia Award, Ollin Yoliztli Prize, Alfonso Reyes International Prize, National Prize for Arts and Literature, Sor Juana Ines De la Cruz Prize
  • Cinema Awards – Ariel Award, Oscar Award
Religion in MexicoRoman Catholicism (83%)

Other Christian (10%)

Other Religion (0.2%)

No Religion (5%)

Unspecified (3%)

Average Marriage age in Mexico29 years for men and 26 years for women
CapitalMexico City (190 26’N 990 08’W)
Number of States31 states

  • Chihuahua
  • Sonora
  • Coahuila
  • Durango
  • Oaxaca
  • Tamaulipas
  • Jalisco
  • Zacatecas
  • Baja California Sur
  • Chiapas
  • Veracruz
  • Baja California
  • Nuevo Leon
  • Guerrero
  • San Luis Potosi
  • Michoacan
  • Campeche
  • Sinaloa
  • Quintana Roo
  • Yucatan
  • Puebla
  • Guanajuato
  • Nayarit
  • Tabasco
  • Mexico
  • Hidalgo
  • Queretaro
  • Colima
  • Aguascalientes
  • Morelos
  • Tlaxcala
Largest State in MexicoChihuahua
Smallest State in MexicoTlaxcala
Largest City in MexicoMexico City
Smallest City in MexicoSan Juan Bautista Tuxtepec
Literacy rate95.6% (males)

93.3% (females)

Type of Government
  • Republic
  • Federal Republic
  • Presidential system
  • Constitutional republic
GDPPPP – $2.406 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $987.3 billion (2017)

GDP per capita$19,480.51 (2017)
Total number of Political parties in Russia9 political parties
CurrencyPeso (MXN)
Calling Code +52
Internet TLD.mx
ISO 3166 codeMX
Festivals of MexicoSon Jarocho Music Festival

Festival de Mexico

Festival Internacional Cervantino

Morelia International Film Festival

Day of the Dead

Carnaval in Veracruz & Mazatlan

Guelaguetza Festival

Fiestas de Octubre

Fiesta de Santa Cecilia

Cinco de Mayo

Las Dias de los Muertos

Las Posadas

El Grito de Independencia

MonumentsHistoric Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco

Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Monte Alban

Historic Centre of Puebla

Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque

Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan

EI Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City

Historic Centre of Zacatecas

Sian Ka’an

Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines

Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza

Historic Centre of Morelia

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Camino Real de Tierra Adento

Hospicio Cabanas

Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Mexico
  • 176 Protected Natural Areas
  • 66 National parks
Longest River in MexicoRio Grande
Largest LakeLake Chapala
Highest Mountain in MexicoPico de Orizaba
Highest waterfall in MexicoPiedra Volada
Biggest Airport in MexicoMexico City International Airport
Biggest dam in MexicoAngostura Dam
Longest Railway RouteFerromex
Tallest building in MexicoTorre BBVA Bancomer
Richest person of MexicoCarlos Slim

Richest person of Mexico

Best places to visit in Mexico
  • Cancun
  • Mexico City
  • Playa del Carmen
  • Cozumel
  • Cabo San Lucas
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Acapulco
  • Guadalajara
  • Oaxaca
  • Puebla
  • Chichen Itza
  • Tulum
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