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Mexican National Cathedral - Photo by worldsurfer - CC-BY

 

Population 2002 ....................................................103,400,165
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)...........9,000
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 920
Unemployment.....................................................................3%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.8
Labor force (%) .......3.1
 

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Resources and links about Mexico

Mexico City Downtown: Palacio de Bellas Artes - Photo by SanGatiche - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................761,208 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................74
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 72
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................31
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................14
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 95
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................10

 

Go to Mexico Capital City Mexico City City Profile - To Mexico City Tourism - To Mexico History

About Mexico __ A concise overview of Mexico with link to an "expanded" profile. - From Countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=160&countryname=Mexico

Background Note: Mexico __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35749.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Mexico __ A concise overview of Mexico including history, economics, culture, people and many more topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mx.html 

Country Profile: Mexico __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Mexico is home to a diverse mix of people and landscapes. It is also a nation where affluence, poverty, natural splendour and urban blight rub shoulders." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1205074.stm 

Discovering Mexico @ nationalgeographic.com __" This country, 756,000 square miles of deserts, forests, highlands, volcanoes, endless seashores, and trembling earth, populated by 95 million people, is classified in the jargon of world economics as a ‘developing nation.’ ” In other ways Mexico is poised to emerge as a world leader. To capture the essence of today’s enigmatic Mexico, the magazine sent four photographers and a team of writers across the border." Here you will find the results of this remarkable effort. - illustrated - From National Geographic - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/mexico/

Doing Business in Mexico __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/mexico 

Ethnologue Report for Mexico __ Website about languages spoken in Mexico. I stopped counting at a hundred. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Mexico
 
The History of Mexico __ The history of Mexico as only the History channel can do it. Many click-to view resources. - illustrated - From the History Channel - http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/mexico/

 

Map of Mexico Directory - 4,000+ Pages of Mexico Maps with 2,500+ still, ipix and Panoramic Mexico pictures including Mexico weather __ Just what it says it is. - illustrated - From Fotos y Mapas Virtuales, S.A. de C.V. - http://www.maps-of-mexico.com/

Maps Of Mexico __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Mexico.html

Ministry of Foreign Affairs __ "This web site contains information about the history, goals and organization of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the services it provides; Mexico’s foreign policy; its diplomatic offices and diplomatic service." - illustrated - From Government of Mexico - http://portal.sre.gob.mx/sre/

Mexico __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/mexico/

Mexico __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/mexico.html

Mexico __ "Mexico is a traveler's paradise, crammed with a multitude of opposing identities: desert landscapes, snow-capped volcanoes, ancient ruins, teeming industrialised cities, time-warped colonial towns, glitzy resorts, lonely beaches and a world-beating collection of flora and fauna. The bursting megalopolis of Mexico City is a one-hour flight from the tropical rainforests and Mayan villages of Chiapas. Up along the northern border, Mexico's tumult of heritages merge with the air-conditioned cultures of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_america/mexico/

Mexico __ A good overview of Mexico, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107779.html

Mexico Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005 
 
Mexico Daily __ News from Mexico - illustrated - From World News Network - http://www.mexicodaily.com/

Mexico from Empire to Revolution (Research at the Getty) __ "Mexico: From Empire to Revolution is a Web resource that draws upon the collection of the Getty Research Institute and extends the two-part exhibition held at the Institute between October 2000 and May 2001. Reproduced in the digital resource are cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, albums, postcards and other forms of photography. The Photographers represented are either Mexican or European or North American. The work of some thirty known photographers is shown, alongside that of many others who remain anonymous. Together they provide a chronicle of Mexico from approximately 1857 to 1923,..." Nothing more need be said. - illustrated From the Getty Trust - http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/digitized_collections/mexico/html/index.html

Mexico Geography - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements,... __ Good overview of Mexico including people, culture, government and a lot more. - From Photius.com - http://www.photius.com/wfb/wfb1999/mexico/mexico_geography.html

Mexico for Kids __ A place for kids to study Mexico including games, government, history, news and more. - illustrated - From The Presidency of the Republic of Mexico - http://www.elbalero.gob.mx/index_kids.html

mexico map and map of mexico information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/mx.htm

Mexico Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Mexico. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/Mexico/
 
Mexico Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/mexico 



Mexico Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/mexico/

The People and History of Mexico - Time-line Overview With More than 300 Articles __ "Although all countries have visible remains of their history, Mexico seems to have reminders of its past in just about every town you visit. Due to Mexico's vast history this portion of Mexico Connect contains an overview of the country's history which shows what the rest of the world was up to as Mexico evolved. We have also divided Mexico's history into several smaller categories in order to help you achieve a greater understanding of the evolutionary and revolutionary processes that have made Mexico what it is today." - From Mexico Connect - http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/history.html

Pictures of Mexico __ Gallery of beautiful click-to-enlarge photographs of Mexico for trip planning or research projects. - illustrated - From planetware.com - http://www.planetware.com/pictures/mexico-mex.htm 



 

 

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