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

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Mexico
Continent North America
Location 19.43260 N, 99.13320 W
Map of Mexico  Map of Mexico
Flag  mexico flag
Area 1,972,550 km²
Coastline 5,800 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)
Population 127 million (2015)
Symbol  symbol of mexico
Independence Day September 16th, 1810
President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto

President of Mexico

President of the Senate Roberto Gil Zuarth
President of the Chamber of Deputies Jesus Zambrano Grijalva
National Anthem ‘’Himno Nacional Mexicano”
National Animal Cow

National Animal of Mexico

National Bird Golden Eagle

National Bird of Mexico

National Flower Dahlias

National Flower of Mexico

National Game Charreria

National Game of Mexico

National Tree Cypress

National Tree of Mexico

National Fruit Avocado

National Fruit of Mexico

National Drink Tequila

National Drink of Mexico

National Language Spanish
Seasons in Mexico Summer

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 Mexico Roman Catholicism (83%)

Other Christian (10%)

Other Religion (0.2%)

No Religion (5%)

Unspecified (3%)

Average Marriage age in Mexico 29 years for men and 26 years for women
Capital Mexico City (190 26’N 990 08’W)
Number of States 31 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 Mexico Chihuahua
Smallest State in Mexico Tlaxcala
Largest City in Mexico Mexico City
Smallest City in Mexico San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec
Literacy rate 95.6% (males)

93.3% (females)

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

Nominal – $987.3 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $19,480.51 (2017)
Total number of Political parties in Russia 9 political parties
Currency Peso (MXN)
Calling Code  +52
Internet TLD .mx
ISO 3166 code MX
Festivals of Mexico Son 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

Monuments Historic 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 Mexico Rio Grande
Largest Lake Lake Chapala
Highest Mountain in Mexico Pico de Orizaba
Highest waterfall in Mexico Piedra Volada
Biggest Airport in Mexico Mexico City International Airport
Biggest dam in Mexico Angostura Dam
Longest Railway Route Ferromex
Tallest building in Mexico Torre BBVA Bancomer
Richest person of Mexico Carlos 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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