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Mexico

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Population: 106 million

Capital: Mexico City; Population: 18.1 million

Government: Democratic Republic

President: Felipe Calderón

Time: Mexico spans three times zones:

  • Most of the country uses Central Standard Time (CST)
  • States of Chihuahua, Nayarit, Sonora, Sinaloa and Baja California Sur use Mountain Standard Time (MT)
  • Baja California Norte uses Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Language: Spanish

Religion: Primarily Catholicism

Electricity: 127 Volts at 60 Hertz

Currency: Mexican Peso

Life Expectancy: 74.9 years

GDP per Capita: U.S. $12,400

Literacy Percent: 89.6%

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