22 Interesting Facts About Mexico

  1. The Area of Mexico is about 1.973 million km square. Mexico is the fifth largest country in the world.
  2. The national currency of Mexico is the nuevo peso. Currently the value of one nuevo peso is 0.016 USD. The nuevo peso introduced on January 1 in 1993.
  3. The official language of Mexico is Spanish and there are 68 others regional languages.
  4. Mexico is the tenth largest populated country in the world.
  5. Mexico is the number one country in the world for Salt production. Mexico produced 7.5 million tonnes of salt in every year.
  6. Mexico has the largest number of Spanish speaking people in the world.
  7. Chocolate, maize and chili originated in Mexico and also Popcorn was first eaten by the Mexican tribes before 9 thousand years ago.
  8. The capital of Mexico is Mexico City. Mexico City has 160 museums.
  9. The official name of Mexico is the United Mexican states. Mexico got independence from Spain in 1810.
  10. Golden eagle is the national symbol of Mexico. Mexico got independence from Spain on 15 September in 1810.
  11. Football is the most popular sports in Mexico. Mexico hosted the FIFA World Cup for two times in 1970 and 1986.
  12. The world's smallest volcano is  "Cuexcomate" which situated in Puebla city, Mexico. it's height is only 13 feet and width is 23 feet.
  13. The "Mexico City" is highest populated city in the world. Mexico is the largest producer of silver in the world.
  14. Mexico is situated in "Ring of Fire" which known as the circum-Pacific Belt where almost 90% of the world’s earthquakes and about 81 % of the planet’s volcanic eruptions take place.
  15. "The National University of Mexico" constructed by Spain's King Charles V in 1551.
  16. Mexico has the 34 world heritage sites. Mexico City and Puebla is the most popular world heritage in Mexico.
  17. The National University of Mexico is the oldest university in North America.
  18. Mexico and United States of America border is the second longest border in the world.
  19. Mexico City is the oldest city in North America.
  20. Mexico has the second highest number of Catholic citizens. The highest number catholic citizens live in Brazil.
  21. The world's largest pyramid is the Great Pyramid of Cholula which situated in Puebla, Mexico.
  22. World first colour television was invented by an Mexican scientist "Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena".