Mexico

Mexico's flagLocation: North America
Official name: United Mexican States
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1836 / 1848
Capital city: Mexico City
Population: 111 million / 150 people per sq mile (58 people per sq km)
Total land area: 761,602 square miles (1,972,550 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), Nahuatl, Mayan, Zapotec, Mixtec, Otomi, Totonac, Tzotzil, Tzeltal
Main religions: Roman Catholic 77%, Other 14%, Protestant 6%, Nonreligious 3%
Ethnic mix: Mestizo 60%, Amerindian 30%, European 9%, Other 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Mexican peso = 100 centavos
Literacy rate: 93%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3245 kilocalories


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