Updated: Apr 6, 2021
Mexico is one of the biodiverse countries on the planet!
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The Day of the Dead is widely celebrated
This traditional celebration is made to honour the dead and celebrate them as they are believed to come alive on the day of the dead. By the end of the celebrations it’s also a time to mourn and remember the dead, but first and most important – to celebrate and honour them.
Mexicans are working the longest average hours in the world
Mexicans sure ain’t lazy, quite the contrary. They are working the longest average hours in the world! In total, they’re working 43 hours on average per person, or 2,255 hours per year.
Chichen Itza is one of the seven wonders of the world
This pyramid was once part of the Mayan Empire, and in 2007 it was named as one of the new seven wonders of the world. It is one of the most visited archaeological sites in Mexico with over 2.6 million tourists in 2017.
Mexico has 68 official languages
Did you think Mexican was a language? guess again. There are 68 languages that are officially recognized, but there are even more spoken by smaller communities around the country.
Spanish is the most spoken language in Mexico.
Mexico is the largest silver producer
In 2017 they produced 5,600 MT silver in Mexico, which gives them the title of the largest silver producer in the world. If you travel to Mexico it’s a good idea to buy some silver, not only because of the price but also since there are many beautiful silver-jewelry made here.
World’s largest beer exporter
Corona is famous worldwide, but there are lots of other Mexican beer brands besides Corona. Good news for all beer lovers who plan to visit. Some of the most sold beer brands are Corona, Modelo, Tecate, Indio, Pacifico, Bohemia, Victoria, and of course Sol.
The Great Pyramid of Cholula is the world’s largest pyramid
This is definitely one of the most interesting Mexico facts. Just because most people think of Egypt when it comes to pyramids, but in fact, the largest pyramid of them all is nowhere to be found in Egypt, but in Mexico.
More specifically in Puebla – The Great Pyramid of Cholula.
5 x Fun facts about Mexico
There’s a yearly volleyball match at the Mexican-US border between residents in Naco in Arizona and residents from Naco in Mexico.
Caesar salad was invented in Mexico
There’s a 3-foot tamale that weighs 150 pounds
Mexico has the world’s smallest volcano
Artists can pay their taxes using artwork that they create
5 x Mexico facts for kids
Mexico is home to jaguars, pumas, iguanas, manta rays, sea turtles, monkeys, parrots and many more animals
Chocolate originally comes from Mexico
Hot Chocolate was considered a sacred drink among the Aztecs
Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog
The colours of the Mexican flag are green, white and red
It's one of the worlds only countries to stay open during the world wide panic of covid 19.