Capital: Mexico City

Population: 126,268,133 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN)

Official Language: Spanish

Unofficial Languages: Other indigenous languages

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Mestizo, Amerindian, and others

Largest Cities: Mexico City, Iztapalapa, Ecatepec de Morelos, Guadalajara

Main Sport: Football, Boxing

Political System: Federal Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Constitution Day (February 1)

Benito Juarez Day (March 21)

Holy Thursday (March 24)

Good Friday (March 25)

Labour Day (May 1)

Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla (May 5)

Independence Day (September 16)

Day of the Dead (November 2)

Revolution Day (November 21)

Christmas Day (December 25)


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