Mexico

Mexico

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Mexico is a federal republic in the southern half of North America. The country is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost two million square kilometres (over 760,000 sq mi), Mexico is the sixth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent nation in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million,[14] it is the eleventh most populous country and the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world while being the second most populous country in Latin America. Mexico is a federation comprising thirty-one states and a Federal District, its capital and largest city.

Pre-Columbian Mexico was home to many advanced Mesoamerican civilizations, such as the Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Maya and Aztec before first contact with Europeans. In 1521, the Spanish Empire conquered and colonized the territory from its base in Mexico-Tenochtitlan, which was administered as the Viceroyalty of New Spain. Three centuries later, this territory became Mexico following recognition in 1821 after the colony’s Mexican War of Independence. The tumultuous post-independence period was characterized by economic instability and many political changes. The Mexican–American War (1846–48) led to the territorial cession of the extensive northern borderlands, one-third of its territory, to the United States. The Pastry War, the Franco-Mexican War, a civil war, two empires and a domestic dictatorship occurred through the 19th century. The dictatorship was overthrown in the Mexican Revolution of 1910, which culminated with the promulgation of the 1917 Constitution and the emergence of the country’s current political system.

Mexico has the fifteenth largest nominal GDP and the eleventh largest by purchasing power parity. The Mexican economy is strongly linked to those of its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, especially the United States. Mexico was the first Latin American member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), joining in 1994. It is classified as an upper-middle income country by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country by several analysts.By 2050, Mexico could become the world’s fifth or seventh largest economy. The country is considered both a regional power and middle power, and is often identified as an emerging global power. Due to its rich culture and history, Mexico ranks first in the Americas and sixth in the world by number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In 2015 it was the 9th most visited country in the world, with 32.1 million international arrivals. Mexico is a member of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the G8+5, the G20, the Uniting for Consensus and is an observer of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie since 2014.


Country Mexico
Banyan Tree Mayakoba | Mexico

Banyan Tree Mayakoba | Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Uncover the Secrets of the Riviera Maya Be swept away by pristine coastlines and robust life forms i More info
Barcelo Maya Caribe Beach | Mexico

Barcelo Maya Caribe Beach | Mexico

Riviera Maya, Mexico
The Barceló Maya Caribe***** hotel is a gift to your senses. Located in the heart of the Riviera May More info
Belmond Maroma Playa Del Carmen Resort & Spa | Mexico

Belmond Maroma Playa Del Carmen Resort & Spa | Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Set among verdant jungle beside a white, sandy beach, Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is one of Mexi More info
Hotel Iberostar Tucán | Mexico

Hotel Iberostar Tucán | Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
This hotel, which sits on the Caribbean beach of Playacar along the Mayan Riviera, is a 5-star All I More info
Hotel Royal Playa del Carmen | Mexico

Hotel Royal Playa del Carmen | Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The Royal welcomes guests to a world of all-inclusive luxuries exclusively for adults. Situated on t More info
Hotel Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya | Mexico

Hotel Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya | Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya is the new definition of paradise. Our 5 star *Adults Only * 18 More info
Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso | Mexico

Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso | Mexico

Puerto Morelos, Mexico
A majestic enclave in the midst of the most beautiful nature. Enjoy not only a dream all inclusive v More info
Playacar Palace | Mexico

Playacar Palace | Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
This is an all-inclusive resort for couples, families, and groups to experience adventure, romance, More info
Royal Hideaway Playacar | Mexico

Royal Hideaway Playacar | Mexico

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
The Royal Hideaway Playacar – Adults Only***** hotel is located on the white sands of an idyllic bea More info
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort | Mexico

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort | Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Learn to live like the ancient Mayans throughout the week with activities and performances inspired More info
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun  | Mexico

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun | Mexico

Cancun, Mexico
Hidden away on one of the most pristine and famous beaches in all of Mexico, this AAA Five Diamond R More info
Sun Palace | Mexico

Sun Palace | Mexico

Cancun, Mexico
Days filled with sun and sizzling evenings in this all-inclusive luxurious resort made for couples, More info
Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa | Mexico

Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa | Mexico

Cancun, Mexico
Personalized five star services, idyllic tropical surroundings and a lavish lifestyle define the Vil More info