by jazmine garcia
interesting facts about mexico
- The official name of Mexico is Estados Únidos Mexicanos
- Mexico is the 14th largest country in the world by total area
- The first printing press in North America was used in Mexico City in 1539
why did they but a eagle on the mexico flag
The coat of arms is derived from an Aztec legend that their gods told them to build a city where they spot an eagle on a nopal eating a serpent, which is now Mexico City. The current national flag is also used as the Mexican naval ensign by ships registered in Mexico.