Mexico City is a cultural oasis; the city ranks second only after Paris in the category of cities with the most museums. There are today more than 150 museums in Mexico City or CDMX as it's now known as. There are museums for every taste, from ancient Pre-Columbian collections to Tequila and Mez...
The Mexican currency is called Peso and its symbol is $. The Peso and the US Dollar have both its origin in the 15th-19th century Spanish dollar.
The peso was originally the name of the eight real coins issued in Mexico by Spain and the first currency to use the $ symbol.
Its ISO code...
Mesoamerica was a cultural region, that originated more than 3000 years ago. It was divided into areas, differentiated from each other but with many common features. It extended from central Mexico to Nicaragua & Costa Rica.
The first humans who arrived in America had already ...
Blue: Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
The flag of El Salvador, first adopted on September 4, 1908. , has three horizontal stripes. The blue stripes of the flag represent the two oceans that border Central America, the Atlantic and the Pacific. The central white strip...
Cinco de Mayo Hero
When "Cinco de Mayo" is mentioned in Mexico, one of the most symbolic battles in the Mexican collective unconscious immediately comes to mind: the Battle of Puebla. General Ignacio Zaragoza, with only a small army, took on the powerful French forces of Napoleon III dur...
Colors: Red, Weld Yellow
The Spanish Flag is also known as la Rojigualda, roji - rojo- for red and gualda for the plant that tints a golden yellow. The Spanish flag has a yellow central stripe which is double the width of the two red stripes.
The Spanish flag used to be predominantly wh...