Mexico is a cosmopolitan country, which often evokes Hispanic culture, revolution, and joyful and colorful festivals.
This country has hosted several civilizations that have succeeded over the centuries, and left traces of their passage which are now part of the Mexican culture:
The Mayas, the Olmecs, the Toltecs, and the Aztecs, whose characteristics we shall study in the next articles.
It has 33 cultural or natural sites registered by UNESCO in the heritage of humanity.
This country is very affected by inequalities, but remains anchored in globalization.
Moreover, its geographical location (proximity to the United States) means that its culture is also influenced by the American way of life.
Mexico is a North American country, a member of the "NAFTA" free trade agreement with Canada and the United States.
It is the eleventh most populous country in the world: 123.8 million inhabitants in 2014.
Politically, Mexico is a federal constitutional republic with a presidential regime, made up of 32 federal entities.
Mexico is one of the world's top twenty economies, and is the ninth largest oil producer in the world. However, it is also the country of America most affected by unemployment.
Local currency is the mexican pesos (20 pesos = 1 €)