Placed between the United States of America and Guatemala, Mexico forms the northern border of the Central America continent. It is lined by Gulf of California to the west and Gulf of Mexico to its east. Central Mexico is composed mostly of plain highlands, edged by chains of mountains towards the west and east. The southern lands slant towards the turquoise waters of South Pacific Ocean. As a result of its varied physical structure, the climate differs from place to place. It ranges from tropical to arid.
The nation was conquered by Spain in 15th Century and was then named New Spain. It stayed under colonial rule for over three hundred years. Mexico achieved its independence in 1821 after eleven years of struggle and revolt. Today, officially known as the United Mexican States, it is a federal republic. Mexico comprises thirty-one states and is the thirteenth largest independent country on the globe.
Highly populated and rich in culture and gastronomic delights, the country attracts tourists in multitudes. As many as hundred American native languages are spoken here, but Spanish is the language of the majority. The cultural bonding of the Mexican people is one of its kind. The people prefer to hold on to family values and it includes the large extended ones too.
There are countless marvels and magnets in Mexico, if one plans to take a tour to this vast country. The cuisine tops the list. Mexican food is adored all over the world. Delish tacos, nachos, indigenous sauces and flavoursome seasonal veggies create the core components of food. Apart from this, there are beautiful beach towns, significant and intriguing monuments, scenic hills and mountains, bustling cosmopolitans and traditional hamlets. It’s a land of merrymakers and joy-lovers.
Placed between the United States of America and Guatemala, Mexico forms the northern border of the Central America continent. It is lined by Gulf of California to the we...