Mexico

All about Mexico!

Mexico is located on the North American continent and shares borders with the USA in the north and Belize and Guatemala in the south. The border between Mexico and the USA is the second longest border in the world and is about 3,155km/2,000 miles long

Some bonus facts about Mexico:

The official name of Mexico is Estados Únidos Mexicanos (United States of Mexico).

2)A Mexican tamale called the zacahuil is three feet long and weighs about 150 pounds.

3)The largest wildcat in North America is the jaguar, which can be found in Mexico's southern jungles.

Day of the dead:

Day of the dead is celebrated on the Friday the 2nd of november. Day of the dead , is Mexicans Halloween you celebrate friends and family members who have passed. But not celebrated on the same day as halloween in England. They celebrate with bright colours and food. Most people in the family or friends of the people who passed will turn up.

Food and drink:

Mexicans eat alot of spicey stuff, they even put spice in their coffees. They also eat tortilla chips with gucamole and salsa.They eat:chilaquiles , pozole , tacos al pasor , tostadas , chiles en nogada , elote , enchiladas , mole , tamales and lots more. Here are some of the drinks they drank: Horchata , Aquas Frescas , hibiscus tea , tomato juice , sangrita , Atole , Hot choclate and lots more

Type of jewellery:

They have allsorts of jewelry a bit ancient ones they have nice ones, they dont buy them they make them but if they want they can buy them from the market.

Some more bonus facts about mexico:

There is about 130million people living in mexico NOW!!. Mexico City with 9 million inhabitants is the country's biggest city. Mexico is situated on the ‘Ring of Fire’, the world’s most prominent volcano and earthquake region. However, the volcanos on Mexico's Baja California, a popular tourist destination, are mostly dormant. The peninsula to the west of mainland Mexico is called Baja California. This peninsula is the largest peninsula in the world. Over 120 species of cactus are growing there. The highest peak in Mexico is a volcano and is the third largest in Northern America. It is called 'Pico de Orizaba' or 'Volcan Citlaltepetl' and is 5,636m/18,491ft high