Map of Mexico

Facts About Mexico:

    • Mexico is in North America. 

    • The capital of Mexico is Mexico City.

    • September 16th is Mexico's independence day.

    • Mexico´s national bird is the eagle.

    • Mexico has 32 states.

    • Chihuahua is the largest state in Mexico.

    • The Chihuahua dog bread has its origins in Mexico. It is the smallest dog in the world.

    • Mexico City was built on top of a swamp.

    • The Mayans and the Aztecs both lived in Mexico.

    • The Flag of Mexico is green, white, and red.

    • Mariachi band is a traditional band from Mexico.

    • Mexico has two peninsulas--Baja California Peninsula and Yucatan Peninsula.

    • Cozumel island off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula belongs to Mexico. It used to be the hiding place for pirates. 

    • The Río Grande is the river that serves as a border between Mexico and Texas.