The official name of for Mexico is the United Mexican States.
Mexico is the 10th most populated country in the world with around 132 million people as of 2023.
Mexico is the 13th largest country by land area.
There are 31 states in Mexico as well as the capital city (Mexico City).
Mexico is home to over 30 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is a popular tourist destination.
Stone tools have been found in Mexico that suggest the existence of humans there around 23,000 years ago.
The highest mountain in Mexico is Pico de Orizaba, a dormant volcano that reaches 5,636 metres (18,491 ft) above sea level.
The national symbol of Mexico is the golden eagle which features prominently on the coat of arms.
The main language spoken in Mexico is Spanish.
Mexicans drive on the right-hand side of the road.
The largest source of immigration to the United States is from Mexico.
Mexican food is known for its range of flavors and spices. Popular dishes include tacos, burritos and enchiladas.
In 2013, "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuarón became the first Mexican to win the Academy Award for Best Director. He would win again in 2018 for his work on the film "Roma".
The most popular sport in Mexico is football (soccer).
Mexico hosted the Football World Cup in both 1970 and 1986.
Mexico City hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 1968.
For more information, check out maps of Mexico or take a closer look at the Mexican flag.