National Symbols of Mexico

Mexico is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: United States of America, Guatemala, Belize, . The capital of Mexico is Mexico City.

The official language is Spanish and the Mexican Peso is the currency of the Mexico. The domain is .mx and the country code is +52.

National day is celebrated on 16 Sep 1810. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Mexico is no exception.

In Mexico, Charrería is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Mexican people. Tequila is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Mexico. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Ramón López Velarde, Octavio Paz represent a national Mexican symbol.

The country was founded by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. The current president of Mexico is Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

In Mexico the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Mexican national anthem was written by Francisco González Bocanegra and composed by Jaime Nunó.

Country information

Official name(s) United Mexican States
Alternative name(s) Estados Unidos Mexicanos (official, Spanish)
Regional location North America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the United States and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the United States
Country name etymology Unknown
Climate Varies from tropical to desert
Terrain High, rugged mountains; low coastal plains; high plateaus; desert
Population 128,932,753
National Day 16 Sep 1810
Language(s) Spanish
Religion Christianity Roman Catholic, Protestantism
Country code +52
Literacy rate 94.9%
Currency Mexican Peso
Capital city Mexico City
Domain(TLD) .mx
Ethnicity 56 Amerindian and diverse foreign ethnic groups.
Head of government President
Nationality Mexican
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,972,550 km2 (761,610 sq mi)
Timezone UTC−8 to −5
Average elevation 1,111 m (3,645 ft)
Coastline 9,330 Km
Mains electricity 127 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Mexico

Flag map of Mexico

Motto of Mexico

No official motto

National animal of Mexico

The National animal of Mexico is The Golden Eagle

National Animal of Mexico - The Golden Eagle

National flower of Mexico

The National flower of Mexico is The Dahlia. Botanical name is Dahlia.

National flower of Mexico - The Dahlia

National bird of Mexico

The National bird of Mexico is Golden eagle

National bird of Mexico - Golden eagle

Rest of the National symbols of Mexico 👇

Neighbouring countries of Mexico

Mexican Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

The road to hell is strewn with roses.

If it does not stink, it is not a foot.

Never ask God to give you anything; ask Him to put you where things are.

The envious never give praise, they only take it in.

We are all made of the same clay, but not from the same mold.

He who assists everybody assists nobody.

One timely shout is better than constant talk.

He who doesn’t speak will get no help from God.

Duty before devotion.

Everyone makes firewood of a fallen tree.

Necessity is a great teacher.

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