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    Languages ​​of Mexico

    The United Mexican States are located in North America and its capital is Mexico City (formerly known as DF). It is the 11th most populous country in the world with 124 million inhabitants, and has an area of ​​1,972,550 km 2 (13th). And what language is spoken in Mexico? What language do they speak in Mexico? Mexico does not have any official language at the federal level. However, since 98% of the population speaks Spanish, this is the de facto language. This makes it the country with the most Spanish speakers in the world, ahead of the United States, Colombia,…

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    Flora and fauna of Mexico

    Flora of Mexico Mexico’s plant life is very diverse, but in general, because there is less rainfall in the north and more in the south, Mexico’s trees and plants can be fairly divided along their topographical and geographic lines: desert plants in the north, forests and grasslands in the mountains and the central highlands, and jungle-like plants and trees in the south. Two deserts cover most of northern Mexico, the Chihuahuan desert, the largest of the North American deserts, and the Sonoran desert. Plants such as prickly pear, hawthorn acacia, lettuce, mesquite, and creosote cover the Chihuahuan desert. The Sonoran…

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  • Mexico history

    Brief history of Mexico summarized A brief journey through the extensive history of Mexico, in an entertaining and summarized way. The Aztec Empire in Mexico The ancestors of the Aztecs settled on a marshy island in Lake Texcoco in 1325 or 1345. According to legend, the Aztecs settled in a place where they saw an eagle perched on a cactus with a snake in its mouth. They took this as a sign from their god that they should settle there. The Aztecs called the place Tenochtitlan, which means place of the cactus. At first they were not an important people,…

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  • Traditions and customs of Mexico

    What traditions and customs are there in Mexico? A country that awaits a lot of history and passion, we review the customs and traditions of Mexico. Gastronomy Food in daily life Mexico has an extensive and sophisticated culinary culture, with a wide variety of regional dishes. Three products make up the heart of most Mexican dishes: corn, chiles, and beans, products that date back to pre-Columbian times. Corn is consumed in all its possible forms: as a cooked or roasted corncob (“elote”), cooked corn kernel, oatmeal porridge (“atole”), as wrapped and steamed masa with filling (“tamal »), but more importantly,…

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  • History of Mexico City

    Brief history of Mexico City A brief review of the history of Mexico City, in this summary. Early history Mexico City is located in a valley that was inhabited by various indigenous groups between 100 and 900 AD These tribes were related to the Toltecs, who established Tula approximately in the year 850 AD in the current state of Hidalgo. When the Toltecs declined in power and influence, the Acolhula, Chichimeca, and Tepenaca cultures rose in their place. Teotihuacán was founded in 1325 AD by the Mexicas. Its development fulfilled one of its ancient prophecies: The Mexica believed that their…

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