Introduction

Summary

North American federal republic bounded on the north by the USA; on its east is the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, to the west the Pacific Ocean, and, to the south, Guatemala and Belize. Member of Asociación Latinamericana de Intergración (ALADI).

Cities

Capital: Mexico City

Principal Ports

Coatzacoalcos, Tampico, Veracruz.

Population

130.8 million

International Country Code

MX

Language(s)

Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional, indigenous languages.

Religion

Nominally Roman Catholic, Protestant, other religions are freely tolerated.

Literacy Rate

93.5%

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

127V, 60Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 52

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