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Mexico

Colorful festivals, ancient pyramids and a bustling capital city are just a few of Mexico's attractions. Take a look.

Learn about Mexico's land, products and people. Then answer the questions using the facts you've read.

 

Official name: United Mexican States

 

Size: 758,449 square miles (1,964,375 square kilometers); almost three times the size of Texas

 

Population: 113,724,226

 

Capital: Mexico City

 

Languages: Spanish, Mayan, Nahuatl and others

 

Currency: Mexican Peso

 

Climate: Varies from tropical to desert depending on region

 

Agriculture products: corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, coffee, fruit, tomatoes, beef, poultry, dairy products, wood products

 

Industries: food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, mining, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, tourism

 

Products: Corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, chemicals, iron, petroleum, textiles

 

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