Mexico Facts for Kids

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  • Country Name: Mexico
  • Continent: North America
  • Capital City: Mexico City
  • Primary Language: Spanish
  • Population: 129.2 million (2017, World Bank, ONS UK)
  • Currency: Peso (MXN)
  • GDP: $1.15 trillion (2017, World Bank)


11 Mexico Facts for Kids

  1. Mexico is a country on the North American Continent.
  2. A native of Mexico is called a Mexican.
  3. The primary language spoken in Mexico is Spanish.
  4. The capital city of Mexico is Mexico City.
  5. In 2017, the World Bank and ONS UK estimated the population of Mexico was 129.2 million.
  6. The national currency in Mexico is the Peso (MXN).
  7. In 2017, the World Bank estimated the GDP for Mexico was $1.15 trillion.
  8. In 2018, the IMF estimated that Mexico had the 11th highest GDP (PPP) in the world.
  9. The government in Mexico is a Federal presidential constitutional republic.
  10. The country of Mexico covers over 761 thousand square miles.
  11. Mexico declared independence from Spain on September 16th, 1810.

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