Mexico

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United Mexican States
Estados Unidos Mexicanos CAPITAL: Mexico City (Ciudad de México) FLAG: The national flag is a tricolor of green, white, and red vertical stripes; at the center of the white stripe is the national coat of arms: an eagle with a snake in its beak, perched on a cactus. ANTHEM: Himno Nacional Mexicano (National Anthem of Mexico), also known as Mexicanos, al grito de guerra (Mexicans, to the Cry of War) MONETARY UNIT: The Mexican peso (MXN) is a paper currency of 100 centavos. Frequently used coins are of 50 centavos and 1, 2, 5, and 10 pesos. Frequently used banknotes are of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1,000 pesos. MXN 1 = US$0.0531481 (or...

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  • Mexico
  • Continent

    • North America
  • Capital City

    • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Population

    • 124,574,795 (July 2017 est.)
  • Language(s)

    • Mayan languages;
    • Nahuatl languages;
    • North American Indian languages;
    • Spanish
  • Long Name

    • United Mexican States
  • Type of Government

    • Representative democracy
  • Currency

    • MXN Mexican Peso
  • GDP (PPP) in U.S.$

    • $9,040 (2016)
  • Area

    • 758,450 mi²
    • (1,964,375 km²)
  • Average Life Expectancy

    • 76.1 (2017 est.)
  • Literacy Rate

    • 94.5% (2015 est.)

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