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Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America that's known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Ancient ruins such as Teotihuacán and the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá are scattered throughout the country, as are Spanish colonial-era towns. In capital Mexico City, upscale shops, renowned museums and gourmet restaurants cater to modern life.

Languages: 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

Ethnic Groups: mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%

Belief Systems: Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% (Pentecostal 1.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other 3.8%), other 0.3%, unspecified 13.8%, none 3.1%


Population: 119 million people (World Rank: 11th) (2014 estimate)
Population Density: 158 people/mi^2 (People per Square Mile) (World Rank: 149th) (2014 estimate)
Population Growth: 1.15 %/yr (World Rank: 112th) (2013 estimate)
Life Expectancy: 77.5 years (World Rank: 65th) (2013 estimate)
Median Age: 26 years (World Rank: 106th) (2010 estimate)

Sites for More Information:

Map of Mexico

Country Profile for Mexico
United Nations

Mexico - Country Profile
U.S. Library of Congress


Current News in Mexico

Mexico - Facts and Information 1

Mexico - Facts and Information 2
World Factbook

Culture and Tourism:

Traveling to Mexico 1

Traveling to Mexico 2

Events in Mexico

Travel Guide for Mexico

Language Resources:

Study Spanish Online

Study Spanish Online 2

Learn Spanish with Babbel

Spanish language, alphabet, and pronunciation

Spanish Language Games

Government Related:

<Embassy of Mexico
in Washington D.C.

Government Websites of Mexico
by Gunnar Anzinger

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