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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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