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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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