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Country Fact Sheet – Mexico

Country Fact Sheet – Mexico

Official Name

United Mexican States

Geographical location

Middle America (23 00 N, 102 00 W)

Area

1,972,550 km2

Population

108.7 million

Capital

Mexico City

Principal cities

Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca

Neighboring countries

Belize, Guatemala, United States

Ethnic groups

Mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish), Amerindian, white

Climate

Tropical climate with wet summers and dry winters; prone to hurricanes between June and November

Official language

Spanish

Major religions

Catholic, Protestant

Time zone

GMT – 6  (behind Hong Kong by 14 hours)

GMT – 5  (behind Hong Kong by 13 hours in summer)

International dialing code

+52

Currency

Mexican peso (MXN); US$1= app. MXN 13.7 (31 Dec 2008)

Visa requirement

Visa-free access for HKSAR passport holders

Business hours

Private and government offices

9:00 or 2:00 pm and 4:00 or 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday

Banks

9:00 am to 2:00 pm,

Monday to Friday

Shops

9:00 am to 6:00 pm,

Monday to Saturday

Content provided by Hong Kong Trade Development Council
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