mexico

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location

mexico is located between the southern united states and south america

climate

Northwestern Mexico and inland northern areas are drier than the rest of the country. It is hot in the summer and north winds can make inland northern Mexico chilly in winter, with temperatures sometimes approaching freezing. Inland at higher elevations, the climate is also dry and temperate, and the mountain peaks are often capped with snow.
Some enviromental problems are: deforestation and rural to urban migration

maps and population

religion, major cities and language

mexico

religion

mexico is a secular country, having no offcial religion however, it is roman catholic in majority


major cities

Major cities: Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Querétaro, Puebla,


Official language in Mexico:

Spanish


immigration impact

The flow of mexican immigrants to the U.S. has been impacted by the economic crisis and the anti-immigrant laws. Mexican immigrants are vital to the U.S. economy


cultural diversity

Mexico is an ethnically diverse country. Within this section, we consider those who lived here prior to the 14th century as Indigenous People- Toltec, Olmeca, Zapotec, Maya, Aztec, Huichol, Purepecha, Tarahumara, and many more.


mexico costumes, traditions, typical dress, typical food and special features

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costumes

Most of the pre-Hispanic clothing that survives is for women.[1] These include “enredos”, or wrap dresses, fajas, or cloth belts, huipils, a type of tunic, quechquemitl, which is a kind of rectangular or square short poncho
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traditions

religious festives

cinco de mayo

the day of the dead

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typical dress

They are characterized for being special and unique garments, with designs according to the region they come from

typical food

Tacos
Tortillas
Frijoles
Guacamole
Enchiladas
Salsa
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special features

Traditional music and dance
Mexican weddings
Festivals and celebrations
Mexican food
Mexican sports