Mexico has long been a favorite lifestyle and vacation destination for Americans - both North and South and is also very popular with Western Europeans choosing Mexico over some of the more expensive Caribbean Islands.
Mexico is bordered on the north by the United States of America, on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico. With an estimated population of over 113 million, it is the world's eleventh most populous country and the most populous Spanish-speaking country. Mexico is a federation comprising thirty-one states and a Federal District, the capital city.
Mexico Forum Quick Facts:
Capital: Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Government: Federal republic
Currency: Mexican peso (MXN)
Area: 1,972,550 sq km
Population: 106,202,903 (July 2006 est.)
Language: Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages
Religion: Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%, other 5%
Calling Code: +52
Internet TLD: .mx