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flag Mexico Mexico: Introduction

Capital: Mexico City, Federal District (DF)

Population

Population (millions): 114,793,341
Natural Increase: 1.2 %
Density: 58 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 78.1 %
Population of main cities including suburbs: Mexico city (22,900,000) ; Guadalajara (4,550,000) ; Monterrey (4,075,000) ; Puebla (1,930,000) ; Toluca (1,740,000) .
Ethnic Origins: 60% mixed ethnic origins (Amerindian - Spanish), 30% Amerindian, 9% white people and others 1%.
Official Language: Spanish
Other Languages Spoken: Many Mexicans also speak English. In some rural areas, native dialects are spoken.
Business Language(s): Spanish and English
Religion: Catholics: 89.9%, Protestants: 5.2%, Jewish: 0.05%, Others 2.1%, No religion 2.5%,
Literacy Rate: 91.6 %

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN)



Country Overview

Area: 1,964,380 km²
Type of State: Mexico's official name is Mexican United States. It is a federal republic based on presidential democracy.
Type of Economy: Economy oriented toward exports; member of OECD; emerging financial market..
Highest per capita income in Latin America; the most open country in Latin America, heavily dependent on the American economic situation
HDI*: 0.770/1
HDI (World Rank): 56/187

Note: (*) The HDI , Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


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17°

Low: 14°  |  High: 28°

Humidity: 63%  |  Wind: 17 km/h
Sunrise: 6:59 am  |  Sunset: 8:04 pm

Mexico City, Source: Yahoo Weather

Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From Mexico, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Mexico, Dial +52
Internet Suffix: .mx
Computers: 14.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 17.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 36.2 per 100 Inhabitants

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Imports of Goods (million USD) 318,304 241,515 310,205 361,068 380,477
Exports of Goods (million USD) 291,265 229,712 298,305 349,569 370,915
Imports of Services (million USD) 25,001 21,402 21,856 25,120 25,180
Exports of Services (million USD) 18,474 15,420 15,166 15,297 16,017

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization - Last Available Data.

 
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