Bring light ponchos for rain gear. These can be purchased from most camping stores. Many stadiums also carry a light poncho to sell to fans of local football teams. These work great as well. They are small and light and easy to carry anywhere you go as a rain cloud can come in no time and dump a monsoon on your head.|
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
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.|
MEXICAN TOURIST BOARDS
GENERAL INFORMATION: 1-800-44-MEXICO
INFORMATION ON COLONIAL CITIES: 1-800-TO-BEGIN
2 Bloor St. West, Suite 1801
Toronto ON M4W 3E2
Tel. (416) 925-2753 and 925-0704
Fax: (416) 925-6061
Director: Alejandro Cruz Serrano
1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 1931
Montreal QC H3B 2C3
Tel. (514) 871-1052
Fax: (514) 871-3825
Director: Guillermo Eguiarte Bendimez
1110-999 West Hastings St.
Vancouver BC V6C 2W2
Tel. (604) 669-2845 y (604) 669-5917
Fax: (604) 669-3498
Director: Carlos Hampe Velázquez
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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.