General Information Ethnic groups Mestizo 70% White 15% Indigenous 9.8% Other 1% Population- 112,336,538
Government Structure Government- Federal presidential constitutional republic Leaders Role- Serves as both head of state and head of government
Economics Monetary Unit- Peso 1 US dollar = 13.1569 Mexican pesos
Tourist Attractions Sites of interest- Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal Archeological Site of Paquimé, Casas Grandes Archaeological Monuments Site of Xochicalco Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche People would be drawn to Mexico for its rich history and culture.
Customs El Dia de los Muertos Cinco de Mayo Las posadas El grito de independencia
Language Primary Language- Spanish Friend = Amigo Hola = Hello Good night = Buenas Noches
Education Total26.6 million Primary18.5 million Secondary5.8 million Post secondary2.3 million The school year in Mexico runs from September to June. Students go to school Monday through Friday, and have elective classes on Saturdays. Students are required to wear uniforms for primaria (elementary school) and secondaria (middle school). School days are divided into two sessions, one for the morning and one for the afternoon.
Military Mexicos military is divided up into 6 sections. The Army, Air force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Independent forces. All citizens require a specific amount of military service. Men and women both serve in the Mexican military.
Transportation Mexico's land transportation network is one of the most extensive in Latin America with 356,000 kilometers of paved roads. In terms of road density, however, Mexico has one of the lowest rates among the major economies in the region. Most people travel by bus or taxi. The average price of gas is: $2.87 per gallon