Official state name: United States of Mexico
Mexico has approximately 112.300.000 inhabitants, of which about 104.000.000 (92,6% of the population) Spanish native speakers.
Besides Spanish, in Mexico people also speak Mayan, Nahuatl.
Head of State and Government Chief is Enrique Peña Nieto.
Mexico covers an area of approximately 1.972.000 km² and borders on Belize, United States and Guatemala.
Currency of Mexico: Peso mexicano (code: MXN, currency symbol: Mex$)
Current time in Mexico: 21:41:23 h
Daylight saving time (DST) from Sunday, April, 7th, 2013 until Sunday, October, 27th, 2013, time change 1 h (at this moment applied)
Time difference between Mexico and UTC/GMT (Londres): -6 hours
Daylight saving time (DST): 1 hour (from Sunday, April, 7th, 2013 until Sunday, October, 27th, 2013)
The international area code for calls from abroad for Mexico is : +52.
Voltage in Mexico: 120 - 127 V.
Websites of Mexico end usually with .mx
Well known products of Mexico: Tequila
When thinking about Mexico, vivid images of great tacos with the sizzling meat and a shot of tequila run through your head. But behind all of that there is a country full a people proud of their traditions with plenty to show the world.
And when you know it, who doesn't want to return? Mexico is one of those countries that can capture you forever. With the mixture of its fascinating past and modernity, resulting in the mixture of the native, the colonial and the modern industrial influence, it offers us most of the pleasure that is to travel through Mexico.
Its history begins in the fourteenth century when the Aztecs founded a city at the place where they saw an eagle land on a cactus, eating a snake. From there began the makings of a grand city of temples and palaces that enchanted the conquering Spaniards. Eventually, Mexico City converted to become one the primer tourist destinations and largest cities in the world.
In the Plaza Mayor, or known as the “El Zócalo” there are still remains of the Grand Temple of the Aztecs, and nearby the colonial Cathedral gives a European feel. There are also various museums that display great collections of jewels that represent the rich cultural background of Mexico.
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