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Capital : Mexico City
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  Mexican peso
Population : 122 273 000
Area : 1 964 375 km2

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Mexico facts
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1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. 5.1% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

3. This country has more than 35,006,000 motor vehicles (289 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. In April 2016, the first healthy child with three biological parents was born in Mexico.

5. Tomatoes come from Mexico. The name “tomato” or hish. “tomate” comes from the Nahuatl language (Aztec language) from the word TOMATL.

6. The top-level national domain is .mx . There are over 617,160 websites with this extension.

7. The most popular pages with the extension .mx are google.com.mx, mercadolibre.com.mx and eluniversal.com.mx.

8. In this country there are over 378 923 km of paved roads including over 15 044 km of express roads (0.59% of all roads in the world).

9. The country has 1 714 airports, 243 with a paved surface.

10. In this country there are more than 17 166 km of railway tracks.

11. There are metro lines in Mexico (Monterrey and Mexico).

12. Swine flu (so-called H1N1 virus) comes from Mexico.

13. Bull fights are very popular, taking place from November to April, among others in the largest arena in the world – Plaza Mexico.

14. Mexico has introduced chocolate, sweetcorn and chili.

15. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 5.5 Mb / s, and the maximum is 27.3 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

16. Full name of the country – United Mexican States.

17. Political system – federal republic.

18. The average temperature is 20 ° C in January and 28 ° C in July.

19. Brutal murders related to drug trafficking and gang skirmishes are commonplace. On average, 11 killed per 100,000 people.


Geography in Mexico

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1. The lowest located place in the country is Laguna Salada – 10 m.p.p.

2. Mexico is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world.

3. Mexico borders the following countries: Belize 250 km, Guatemala 962 km, United States 3,141 km.

4. Mexico is located in the world most susceptible to earthquakes.

5. The city of Mexico was built on a dry lake.

6. The Pyramid of Chichen Itza in Mexico was named one of the new seven wonders of the world.

7. The country is 6.3 times bigger than Poland.

8. The longest river is the Rio Grande, 3030 km.

9. The highest peak is Orizaba 5636 m above sea level.

10. In Mexico there are 10,300,000 km2 of agricultural land (53% of the country’s area).

11. The highest situated city in the country is Raíces.

12. 637172 km2 of the country is covered by forests (32.8%)

13. About 40 million people pass through the capitals of Mexico daily.

14. The capital of Mexico was established on the territory of a large lake, which has been literally drunk by people for the last 200 years.

15. Above the capital city of Mexico, the densest smog in the world rises.

16. The capital city of Mexico is one of the largest cities in the world (has over 25 million inhabitants) and the oldest in North America.

121. The nearest capital in a straight line from Mexico is Guatemala (Guatemala) – 1046 km.

122. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Mexico is Port Louis (Mauritius) – 17561 km.


Finance in Mexico

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1. The minimum wage is 66.45 pesos per day (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Mexico is 30%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4.8%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 1,367,300,000,000 (5,852,044,000,000 PLN),
– in 2018 it is $ 1,150,000,000,000 (PLN 4,922,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 30.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 419 761 100,000 (PLN 1 796 577 508 000),
2018 year was 46, 4% GDP, i.e. around: $ 533 600,000,000 (PLN 2,283,808,000,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 4,410 (PLN 18,874).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 424 100,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 23,978,000,000,000 .

9. The percentage share in the global economy of Mexico in 2015 is 1.72% (for comparison, Poland’s share is 0.74%, and the United States – 23.32%).

10. This country has 2018 over year $178,009,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (1.51% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

11. Mexico has 121,700 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Mexico

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 30 to 70 km / h.

2. Outside built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road varies from 80 to 120 km / h, and on highways from 100 to 120 km / h.

3. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

6. In this country, depending on the state, women can get married at the age of 14-16, and men aged 16-18.

7. In this country, a person of 6 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

8. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last for 27 days.

9. Skyscrapers are built far from each other so that during the earthquake they do not pose a threat of falling on each other.


Education in Mexico

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 88.

4. In this country there are 5.6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 6,776,280 people).


Work in Mexico

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1. The minimum wage is 66.45 pesos per day (data from 2015).

2. The amount of income tax in Mexico is 30%.

3. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

4. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.4% .

5. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 7,060 Mex $.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

7. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last for 27 days.

8. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Mexico

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1. The city of Ciudad Juárez is one of the most dangerous places in the world. There are 130 murders per 100,000 inhabitants a year. Interestingly, the city is only about 10 km from the city of El Paso in Texas, which is considered one of the safest cities in the United States.

2. The Mexican Cyprus growing in Santa Maria del Tule has the thickest trunk in the world (diameter over 14 meters).

3. The lowest located place in the country is Laguna Salada – 10 m.p.p.

4. Joaquin Guzman, the head of a smuggling cartel responsible for 25% of drug traffic from Mexico to the United States, is the most sought after man in the world.

5. The largest airport in Mexico is located in Mexico City. Annually over 34 million people use it.

6. The most deadly disease in this country is liver cirrhosis.

7. Mexico is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world.

8. The longest river is the Rio Grande, 3030 km.

9. The highest peak is Orizaba 5636 m above sea level.

10. The highest situated city in the country is Raíces.

11. The capital city of Mexico is one of the largest cities in the world (has over 25 million inhabitants) and the oldest in North America.

12. The detailed map of the capital has over 200 pages.

13. There are about 230 television stations in Mexico.

14. The lowest temperature: -29 °C was measured in Chihuahua.

15. The highest temperature: 52 °C was measured in San Luis Río Colorado.


Army in Mexico

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 32 place,
2018 > year – 128 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 270,000 professional and 77,000 reservists,
2018 year – 15,800 professional and 5000 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 0 tanks, 1200 > armored vehicles, 370 jet aircraft and 175 helicopters,
2018 year – 35 tanks, 70 armored vehicles, 26 jet aircraft and 4 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 7,000,000,000 (PLN 29,960,000,000),
2018 year – $ 39,140,000 (PLN 167,519.200).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 60 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 61 ships.


Society in Mexico

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1. 16 Mexicans have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

2. In Mexico, an average adult consumes about 7.2 liters of pure alcohol a year.

3. The most beer is beer – 76%, then spirit – 22%, wine – 1.5%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.5%.

4. 70% of Mexican people suffer from obesity. It is estimated that by 2020 this number will approach 100%.

5. In 2013, 17,191 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

6. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

7. Five percent of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 6,050,000 people).

8. 10.3% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

9. The average IQ level is 88.

10. 32% of adults living in this country are overweight.

11. Mexican children receive the father’s surname and mother’s maiden name.

12. In this country, women having their first child on average 21.3 years old.

13. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.3 children.

14. In this country over 60,000,000 (2015) 85 000 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 70% of the population).

15. Around 56 200 000 (2015) 85,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

16. The population density is 59 people / km2.

17. The main religion is Catholicism.

19. Three Mexican citizens received the Nobel Prize.

20. In Mexico, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 47 minutes a day.

21. The average age of people living in this country is 27.6 years.

22. In this country there are about:
33 735 000 people (27.59%) in the age range 0-14 years.
80,260,000 people (65.64%) in the age range 15-64 years.
8 277 900 people (6.77%) over 65 years old.

23. In this country, about 2,296,000 children are born each year (1.9% of the population), and about 643,000 people die (0.5% of the population).

24. 150 people in 1000 possess firearms.

25. 75% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

26. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 31 cigarettes a month.

27. The average life expectancy in this country is 76.2 years (women – 78.6 years and men – 73.7 years).

28. According to surveys, as many as 33% of citizens in this country say they are not interested in politics (5th result in the world).


Symbols of Mexico

1. The national alcohol is Tequila and Brandy.

2. The Mexican United States is the official name of Mexico.

3. National animals include golden eagle, naked mexican dog and caelifera and jaguar insect.

4. The national fruit is avocado.


Customs in Mexico

1. Mexican children receive the father’s surname and mother’s maiden name.

2. Whistling at waiters is normal, it is not a sign of disrespect.

3. Children do not get presents at Christmas, only on January 6 on the day of the Magi.


Holidays in Mexico

1. Children do not get presents at Christmas, only on January 6 on the day of the Magi.


Sport in Mexico

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1. The most popular sport is football.


History of Mexico

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1. In Mexico, the skeleton of the dinosaur’s tail has been found from 72 million years ago. It is almost 5 meters long and is very well preserved.

2. The Aztecs sacrificed to the deities over 20,000 people a year.

3. During 50 years (from 1940 to 1990) the population of Mexico has grown four times.

4. Before 1958, women could not vote in the presidential election.

5. Independence from Spain was obtained on September 24, 1821.

6. In the city of Cholula, in the state of Puebla, the largest pyramid in the world was discovered.

7. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1947.

8. He joined the United Nations on November 7, 1945.

9. Torre Latinoamericana is the first building in the world that was built to survive an earthquake. It is 182 meters high, 44 floors. It was built in 1956. It survived the largest earthquake that struck Mexico in 1985.


Language in Mexico

1. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Mexico?

The highest peak in Mexico is Orizaba (5636 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Mexico?

The largest river in Mexico is the Rio Grande, 3030 km.

answer: Marta


Which Mexico has national colors?

National colors: green, white and red.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is Tequila and Brandy.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

National animals are a golden eagle. naked mexican dog. coleoptera and jaguar insect.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

Charreria is a national sport.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Mexico?

Mexico borders with such countries as: Belize 250 km, Guatemala 962 km, United States 3 141 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 27.6 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 66.45 pesos per day (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Mexico?

The population density is 63 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 52 ° C was measured in San Luis Río Colorado.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -29 ° C was measured in Chihuahua.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta