Travel Reports » Mexico

Mexico is a federal republic with 31 states in North America and has about 125 million inhabitants. This makes Mexico the most populous country where Spanish is spoken. The country has two coasts, one on the Atlantic Ocean and one on the Pacific Ocean. The capital city of Mexico City (“Ciudad de México”) is, together with its surroundings, the largest city in the world after Tokyo. Other major cities are Guadalajara, Monterrey, Ecatepec de Morelos, Puebla, Nezahualcóyotl, Juárez, Tijuana, León and Zapopan. The currency in Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN).