Every year, Mexico attracts large numbers of students, workers and investors seeking new adventures abroad. Find out more on this North American country in this article.
Mexico is the world's eleventh most densely populated country, with over 118 million inhabitants. Stretching over some 2 million km2, it is America's 5th largest country. Mexico also consists of many big cities, including Mexico city which is its capital city, Guadalajara , Juarez, Tijuana, Puebla, Ecatepec, Chihuahua, among others.
According to the World Tourism Organization, Mexico is the word's 13th most visited country and the most popular South American destination. Its official language is Spanish, but many other native languages, as well as foreign languages are also spoken there.
Mexico is a Federal Republic consisting of 31 States and a Federal District. Executive, legislative and judiciary powers are executed at independent levels. The country also has a Constitution dated from 1917. Enrique Peña Nieto, member of Institutional Revolutionary Party, has been elected President of the Republic of Mexico in 2012 for a six years mandate. The latter has greatly helped Mexico on the world financial crisis with the collaboration of other countries despite having been implied in numerous controversies.
According to the World Bank's official figures, Mexico's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) amounted to some 1,327 billion dollars in 2013. The country also offers various professional opportunities to students, workers, entrepreneurs and investors, etc., thanks to a dynamic labor market. Moreover, economic forecasts for the country are highly positive.
Mexico's climate is divided into two zones by the Tropic of Cancer, the first half having a temperate climate while the other enjoys a tropical climate. Rainfall varies according to the different seasons and geographical situations. There are also snow formations in the North and on the Occidental Sierra Madre and Oriental Sierra Madre peaks. Note that the country experiences two seasons, a humid one with occasional rainfall and a dry one with rather high temperatures.
Moreover, coastal regions often experience hurricanes from June to November.
History and culture
Mexico has a rich cultural and historical heritage. Thus, tourism is also part of the country's main economic activities. If you are settling there, you will not only have the opportunity of visiting breathtaking places of interest but also to discover and explore it's population's culture and hospitality, as well as the country's peaceful environment.