Mexico  Facts      


  *Official Name Estados Unidos Mexicanos        





*Geographical Location North America Border at the north with the US and at the south with Guatemala and Belize.
*Mexican Territory: 1 964 375 km²       758,249 sq mi
*Language Spanish. In addition to Spanish more than 50 dialects are also spoken in Mexico. English as a second language is taught in almost all schools in Mexico.
*Government Mexico is a Federal Republic constituted by 31 states and a Federal District. The president is directly elected to a non-renewable six-year term.

Branches of Government: ExecutiveLegislative and Judicial

President 20012-2018 Enrique Peña Nieto


*Official Residence

Los Pinos, The Pines, is  the official home of the President of Mexico. It is  located in Mexico City.

The first Mexican president to live in Los Pinos was President Lázaro Cárdenas in 1935. President Cárdenas named the residence "Los Pinos" in honor of the orchard in Michoacan where he met his wife Amalia Solórzano.

*Capital Mexico City
*Currency Peso  ( MXN   Symbol $ )
*Population 112,336,538 (2010 Last census data)
(2013 Estimated)
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*Anthem Himno Nacional Mexicano composed by Francisco González Bocanegra and Jaime Nunó. It was first sung  on September 16, 1854.

*Independence Day September 16. Read more about Mexico's Independence.  


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