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Mexico Travel Guide

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For other places with the same name, see Mexico (disambiguation).

Quick Facts
Capital Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Government Federal republic
Currency Mexican peso (MXN)
Area 1,972,550 sq km
Population 106,202,903 (July 2006 est.)
Language Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages
Religion Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%, other 5%
Electricity 127V/60Hz
Calling Code +52
Internet TLD .mx
Time Zone UTC ?6 to UTC ?8

Mexico (Spanish: México), officially the United Mexican States (Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is a country in North America, lying between the United States of America to the north, and Guatemala and Belize to the southeast. Its extensive coastlines include the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Mexico has nice and warm people, unique food, art and archeology, pyramids, museums, Haciendas, 6,000 miles of shoreline, superb architecture and 21st century cities, weather from snow mountains in the Sierras, to rainy jungles in the Southeast and desert in the Northwest, lots of golf courses throughout the country, excellent fishing, world top destinations like Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel, Los Cabos, and Patzcuaro. Mexico is ranked 7th major destination for foreigner visitors, according to WTO.

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