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The site of several advanced Amerindian civilizations - including the Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Maya, and Aztec - Mexico was conquered and colonized by Spain in the early 16th century. Administered as the Viceroyalty of New Spain for three centuries, it achieved independence early in the 19th century.

  • Cancún and Mayan Riviera;
  • Puerto Vallarta;
  • Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos Corridor;
  • Copper Canyon;
  • Teotihuacan;
  • Calakmul;
  • Palenque;
  • Mexico City's Historic Center (includes Templo Mayor, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Museum of Anthropology);
  • Chichén Itzá
  • Private Jets, Helicopters and Airliners
  • Finest Onboard Catering
  • Ground Transport and Yachts
  • Luxury Villa & House Rentals
  • Local Guide & 24/7 Assistance
  • Customized Global Services
  • The State's Capital
    Mexico City
  • Time Zone
    UTC -6
  • Telephone Code
  • Total Area
    1 964 375 Km2
  • Population
    129 875 529 (2023 est.)
  • Main Languages
    Spanish, indigenous languages
  • Currency
    Mexican pesos (MXN)
  • GDP Per Capita
    USD 19100
  • Airports
  • Heliports

    Varies from tropical to desert

    Mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 62%, predominantly Amerindian 21%, Amerindian 7%, other 10% (mostly European) (2012 est.)

    When greeting in social situations, women pat each other on the right forearm or shoulder, rather than shake hands.

    Tacos; Mole poblano — a thick dark red-brown sauce made with dried poblano peppers and chocolate; typically served with chicken or turkey; Chiles en nogada — poblano chile peppers stuffed with picadillo (a mixture of shredded meat, spices, fruits, and spices) topped with nogada (a walnut-based cream sauce), pomegranate seeds, and parsley

    One of the world’s largest economies; USMCA buttresses its manufacturing sector; has underperformed growth targets for three decades; COVID-19 disrupted export-based economy; corruption and cartel-based violence undermine economic stability

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