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Mexico

Welcome to Mexico! The history of this Latin American country dates back thousands of years. Its rich culture, beautiful scenery, and ancient sites attract millions of tourists each year. Join TFK on a journey across this fascinating land.

What do you know about Mexico? Learn about its land, its products, and its people. 

 

Official name: United Mexican States

 

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

 

Population: 120,286,655 as of July 2014

 

Capital: Mexico City

 

Languages: Spanish, Mayan, Nahuatl and other native languages

 

Currency: Mexican Peso

 

Climate: Tropical to desert

 

Products: Corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, tobacco; chemicals, iron steel, petroleum

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