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Mexico’s full name translates to “The United States of Mexico.”
Toucan’s live in Northern parts of South America, the Caribbean and Southern Mexico.
Africa is larger than China, USA, India, Mexico and a big part of Europe combined.
The first Olympian disqualified for “banned substances” just had two beers to calm his nerves before the pistol shooting in 1968 Mexico Games.
Mexico is the world’s fattest country.
In Mexico, artists can pay their taxes with artwork.
Mexico has 68 official languages.
Popcorn was first domesticated in Mexico 9,000 years ago.
The world’s largest pyramid is not in Egypt but in Mexico.
San Francisco was part of Mexico until the Mexican-American War in 1848.
Mexico City boasts the largest taxi fleet in the world with 100,000 taxis running every day.
Mexico once had 3 presidents in 1 day.
Illegal immigration from Mexico to the U.S. has decreased by 80% since 2000.
There is only one gun shop in Mexico. 90% of the country’s firearms are smuggled in from the USA.
The first great civilization in Mexico were the Olmec, established from 1500 B.C. to 400 B.C.
Yucatan, Mexico, was named after a misunderstanding. Spaniards asked the locals what was the place called. They replied “Yucatan,” which in their language means “I don’t understand you.”
Every year, residents of Naco, Arizona, join residents of Naco, Mexico, for a volleyball match at the fence that separates the U.S. and Mexico.
The only country to protest against the German annexation of Austria of 1938, right before WW2, was Mexico.
Mexico was named “New Spain” when Hernan Cortes conquered the territory from the Aztecs.
In Canada, Mexico, India, Russia and Israel, bank notes have Braille-like markings on them for the blind.