Tag 'Mexico'

Submitted 3 years 8 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Money and Costs The Mexican currency is the peso. One peso is equivalent to a hundred centavos. Approximately sixteen pesos currently trade for one US dollar. Mexican attitudes towards money tend to be more liberal, with expenditures on sometimes extravagant shopping expeditions, shared meals, and...

Submitted 3 years 8 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Mexico occupies the southernmost landmass of North America, connecting with the Central American isthmus. The territorially diverse land ranges from the northern desert of the Baja peninsula and the mainland, through the center and surrounding mountain ranges, to the lush southern jungles. Mexico...

Submitted 5 years 11 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The history of Mexico, a country in the southern portion of North America, covers a period of more than three millennia. First populated more than 13,000 years ago, a tapestry of civilizations spread across the area now called Mexico, including notably the "Mexica" (Aztec) and the Maya. When the...

Submitted 5 years 11 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Mexico has a diverse and developing economy. With its roots in agriculture, construction, and resources, it is now growing to become a central player on the world stage. Mexico's overall economy is one of the largest on the planet, annually producing approximately $2 trillion. The country is...

Submitted 5 years 11 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The whole country has an area of 1,972,550 km2 (761,610 sq mi). Its largest border is on the north, with the United States of America. The northern Mexican desert borders against the southwestern US, defined for much of the way by the lengthy Río Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande). On the southern side,...

Submitted 5 years 11 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The people of Mexico are from a variety of ancestries, ethnic groups and cultures, making the region one of the most diverse in the world. Although most Mexicans identify as a mixed-race, the European side is still often considered superior, with efforts to promote European culture and values over...