Mexico Information Guide & Resources Directory

Welcome to our website about Mexico. We have gathered information about Mexico's heritage, lifestyles, government, and other facts. If you are interested and would like to learn more about Mexico, continue reading.


Like every country Mexico has a government system, religion, nationality, language, and a government structure. Mexico is not a big country. Mexico is known to have wonderful touristic areas like Cancun, Ensenada, and Tijuana. Mexico is located on the continent of North America. Mexico is known to be slightly smaller than the state of Texas. The climate of Mexico varies from tropical to desert depend where you are. Mexico's nationality is Mexican and the different ethnic groups are mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%. The religions of Mexico are nominally Roman Catholic 90%, Protestant 6%, other 5% and the languages that are spoken in Mexico are Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages.

The type of government Mexico has is a federal republic. The administrative division of Mexico is, 31 states, and 1 federal district. Mexico's independence day is September 16, 1810 from Spain. Mexico's chief of state is President Vincente FOX Quesada since December 1, 2000. The president of Mexico is also the head of government. The flag of Mexico is a three equal vertical bands of green, white, and red. The coat of arms is an eagle perched on a cactus with a snake in its beak that is centered in the white band.

The currency of Mexico is called the Mexican peso. Mexico also has military manpower and the military age to start is 18 years old. In 2000 Mexico decided to allow females in the military for volunteer service. The major industries in Mexico are food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, and tourism. The major trading partners of Mexico are United States, Canada, Japan, and Germany.

Some facts for traveling to Mexico are that citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Argentina, Chile, and mostly all Western European countries do not require a visa to enter Mexico as tourists. But if you are going to stay in Mexico for over 72 hours or traveling beyond the border zone you must get a 180 day Mexican government tourist card from the embassies or at the border crossing for $18 US. The health risks in Mexico are malaria, Chagas' disease, cholera, Dengue fever, filariasis, hepatitis, rabies, tetanus, and typhoid.

The months that are good to go to Mexico is usually year round, but the best time to go is between the months of October to May. Between the months of May to September the weather in Mexico is hot and humid mostly in the south. The inland temperatures between the months of December to February could come close to freezing. Mexico has different temperature depending on where you are. The coastal plains are normally hot and humid, and the higher elevated inland cities like Guadalajara or Mexico City are normally drier. The holiday seasons that Mexico is most busy is the week before Easter which is called the Semana Santa, Christmas, and New Years Eve.

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