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When traveling in a large group, it is helpful to either tie the same brightly colored ribbon or affix a brightly colored piece of tape on every piece of luggage. This aids in being able to spot each other's luggage at all times.

Experience the Tortuga Liberation!
Every year hundreds of baby Green Sea Turtles emerge from the sandy beaches of the Mayan Riviera and head into the vast ocean.

Mexico peso (Mex$) = 100 centavos

In 1998 there were 9.6 million telephones main lines in use.

There are 31,048 km of railways in Mexico.

Females are allowed to volunteer for military service.

In 1997 Mexico had 31 million radios in use.

Mexico's exports partners: US 89.3%, Canada 1.7%, Spain 0.6%, Japan 0.5%, Venezuela 0.3%, Chile 0.3%, Brazil 0.3%.

Mexico produced 176.055 billion kWh of electricity in 1998.

The main industries are: food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, mining, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, tourism.

The Mexican name for the Atlantic coastal region of the Yucatan Peninsula is Riviera Maya. The English use is either Maya Riviera or Mayan Riviera. It is used all three ways in this web site.

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What you can do depends on where you stay. So it is a good idea to have a general idea of where things are so you can make your decision.

The following is a list of things you can do and where they are located:

ATV Jungle ToursMaya Riviera
Art GalleriesCancun   Merida
Bird-WatchingMaya Riviera   Costa Maya   Merida
Boating/SailingCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
Butterfly ParkMaya Riviera
BicyclingCancun   Playa del Carmen   Cozumel   Merida
Dance LessonsCancun   Playa del Carmen   Cozumel   Maya Riviera
Deep-Sea FishingCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
DivingCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
GolfCancun   Maya Riviera
Hair BraidingCancun   Playa del Carmen
HammasCancun   Playa del Carmen
Horseback RidingMaya Riviera   Costa Maya
Jet SkiingCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera
Kayak/CanoeCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
Live Mexican MusicCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Merida   Campeche
Colonial ArchitectureMerida   Campeche
Martial ArtsCancun   Playa del Carmen   Merida
Maya BallcourtMaya Riviera
Mexican FoodEverywhere
MotorcyclingCancun   Playa del Carmen
MuseumsCancun   Merida   Campeche
ParasailingCancun   Playa del Carmen
PartyCancun   Playa del Carmen   Cozumel
Ruin SitesMaya Riviera   Costa Maya   Merida   Campeche
SnorkelingCozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
SkydivingCancun   Playa del Carmen
SpelunkingMaya Riviera   Costa Maya   Merida
Submarine RideCancun
Swim with DolphinsCancun   Maya Riviera
Swimming/BeachesCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
Swimming/LakeCosta Maya
Swimming/CenotesMaya Riviera   Costa Maya   Merida
TattoosCancun   Playa del Carmen
TennisCancun   Playa del Carmen   Cozumel   Maya Riviera
Water ParkCancun
Water Theme ParksMaya Riviera
Water SkiingCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
WindsurfingCancun   Cozumel   Maya Riviera   Costa Maya
Weight TrainCancun   Playa del Carmen

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In Mexico they speak: Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages.

90% of Mexicans age 15 and over can read and write.

Mexico Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Mexico has a population of: 100,349,766 (July 2000 est.)

There is 61,000 sq km of irrigated land. (1993 est.)

Mexico's natural resources are: petroleum, silver, copper, gold, lead, zinc, natural gas, timber.

There is 9,330 km of coastline.

The life expectancy is: male 68.47 years, female 74.66 years. (2000 est.)

The geographic coordinates are: 23 00 N, 102 00 W

Mexico had 38.6 million people in the labor force in 1999.

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