Mexico Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: When eating, both hands are kept above the table. Guests do not leave directly after the meal, but stay for... More
  • Family: Mexican families are usually large (three or more children). Families that live in urban areas usually have smaller families. ... More
  • Fashion: Most Mexicans wear clothing that is also common in other Western countries, especially in the urban areas. But there are... More
  • Visiting: Mexicans are very accomodating. Visitors are usually welcomed and served refreshments even though they arrive unnacounced. It is impolite to... More

Mexico Facts

Mexico stats

Capital Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Government Type federal republic
Population 121,736,809
Total Area 758,445 Square Miles
1,964,375 Square Kilometers
Location North America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the United States and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the United States
Language Spanish only 92.7%, Spanish and indigenous languages 5.7%, indigenous only 0.8%, unspecified 0.8%

note: indigenous languages include various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional languages

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