placed in America with about two million sq. km area (800,000 sq.
miles). It is surrounded by USA from North, Guatemala and Brazil from
South-east, Pacific Ocean from East and California Sea from West.
climate varies according to its topography. It has hot and humid
climate. Hot wet season is from May to October, while the hottest
and wet months falling between June and September over most of the
to February are generally the coolest months, when North winds make
inland Northern Mexico decidedly chilly, with temperatures sometimes
Full Country Name: Eastados Unidos Mexicanos
Area: 1,972,000 sq. km (769,080 sq. miles)
Population: 96 million
People: Approximately 80% Mestizo (mixed European and Indian
descent) and 10% Indigeno (native of Americans or Indians, including
Nahua, Maya, Mextecs, Totonacs and Tarascos or Purecha) and 10%
Language: Spanish and over 50 indigenous languages
Religion: 90% Roman Catholic, 10% other
Capital city: Mexico City
GDP: US$ 370 billion
GDP per head: US$ 4000
World GDP ranking: 13th
Annual growth: 7%
Major industries: Oil, agricultural food stuffs and manufactured
Most visitors visit
Mexico between September to December and February to June; in these
times, weather is better than the other months.
Citizens of many countries, including USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand
and virtually all Western European Countries, do not
require visa to enter Mexico as tourist. However, they must obtain
Mexican Government Tourist Card, available from embassies or at
border crossings; others need visa.
to get there
All the countries tourists enter Mexico by airplane or ship.
The cheapest way for traveling in Mexico is “bus”. Train is
more comfortable, but it is expensive.
cities: Airplane, train and bus
Inside cities: Bus and Taxi
In East: -6
In West: -7 hours
In center: -6.30 hours
Budget Meal: US$ 3-4
Restaurant Meal: US$ 8-12
Budget Hotel: US$ 8-15
Mid-range Hotel: US$ 15-30
of the publications, radio and TV are in Spanish and English.
Telephone, Fax, Mobile, Post, Email and Internet
110 V, 60 Hz.
Shopping: 8-12 and 15-20
Weekend: Saturday and Sunday
Christian and 10% other religions, have mixed Spanish-Indian
Pottery, wood, engraving on stone and carpet are their important
handicrafts, which mostly belong to Indian.
the countries have embassy in Mexico City.