What is the capital of Mexico?
|Full Country Name||United Mexican States|
|Local - Long||Estados Unidos Mexicanos|
|Local - Short||Mexico|
|Etymology- history of name||named after the Mexica, the largest and most powerful branch of the Aztecs; the meaning of the name is uncertain|
|Government Type||federal presidential republic|
|Capital Name||Mexico City (Ciudad de Mexico)|
|Capital - geographic coordinate||19 26 N, 99 08 W|
|Capital Time Difference||
UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
note: Mexico has four time zones
|Daylight Savings Time||+1hr, begins first Sunday in April; ends last Sunday in October|
|Independence||16 September 1810 (declared); 27 September 1821 (recognized by Spain)|
|National Holiday||Independence Day, 16 September (1810)|
|Constitution||several previous; latest approved 5 February 1917; amended many times, last in 2015|
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