Country: Mexico

Population: 108,700,891

Capital: Mexico (Distrito Federal)

Time Zone: UTC-6

Currency Name: Mexican peso (MXN)

Government Type: Federal republic

Languages: Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages

Ethnic Breakdown: mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%

Religion: Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% (Pentecostal 1.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other 3.8%), other 0.3%, unspecified 13.8%, none 3.1%

Major Cities: Mexico City, Cancun, Guanajuato, Guadalajara, Acapulco, Cozumel, Merida, Puebla

Phone Country Code: 52

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Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: October - April

Voltage: 127 V - 60 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), Dia de la Constitucion, Natalicio de Benito Juarez, Easter, May 1 (Labor Day), May 5 (La Batalla de Puebla), September 16 (Independence Day), November 2 (Day of the Dead), Dia de la Revolucion, December 12 (Our Lady of Guadelupe Day), December 25 (Christmas Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Mexico is the most populous spanish speaking country in the world.