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Mexico - Physical geography

Area : 1 960 000 Km2
Water : 2.5 %
Lands under cultivation : 13 %
Wild pasture lands : 39 %
Forests : 28 %

Min. Height : -10 m (Laguna Sallada)
Max. Height : 5700 m (Pico de Orizaba)


Mexico - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Mexico
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Mexico - People
Nationality : Mexican
Main language(s) : Spanish (84%)

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Population (2005) : 105 311 000 people
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Density : 54 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.2 children / woman
Life expectancy : 75 years
Urban population : 76 %

Main cities :
19 500 000 people Mexico (aggl.)
9 000 000 people Mexico (capital)
1 650 000 people Guadalajara (aggl=3.5 M)
1 100 000 people Monterrey (aggl=3 M)
1 100 000 people Puebla (aggl=1.5 M)
900 000 people Leon (aggl=1.2 M)
810 000 people Torreon
800 000 people Ciudad Juarez
750 000 people Tijuana
650 000 people Aguascalientes
600 000 people Mexicali
600 000 people Culiacan
600 000 people Acapulco
560 000 people Merida


Mexico - Economy
Currency : Peso (MXN) = 100 Centavos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 13.8 Pesos (MXN)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 642 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 6096 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 753.39 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 7154 dollars


Mexico - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Eggs = 280 (2)
- Sugar = 40 Kg (17)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Avocados (1)
- Lemons (1)
- Oranges (3)
- Coffee (6)
- Corn (4)
- Sugar-cane (6)
- Cocoa (10)
- Wood (13)
- Honey (3)

- Bovins (8)
- Porcs (9)
- Silver (1)
- Oil (4)
- Lead (5)
- Zinc (6)
- Copper (11)
- Deposits of oil (13)
- Iron (14)
RECORDS :
- 4th most populous urban agglomeration in the world = Mexico (population = 19 M).
- Highest mountain in Central America = Orizaba (Sierra Madre ; 5570 m).
- The biggest tree trunk in the world is 14 m in diameter (El Arbol del Tule, Oaxaca).
- The most devastating meteorite falt in the Yucatan (Chicxulub) 65 M. years ago. It is supposed to be the cause of dinosaurs' extinction.


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