Full Name Estados Unidos Méxicanos
Capital City Mexico City
Area 1,958,200 sq km
756,061 sq miles
Population 101,000,000
Time Zone

GMT/UTC -6 ()
GMT/UTC -7 ()
GMT/UTC -8 ()

Daylight Saving Start first Sunday in April
Daylight Saving End last Sunday in October
Languages Spanish (official)
Latin American Spanish
Religion 90% Roman Catholic, 6% Protestant, 4% other
Mexican Peso ($)
Electricity 127V 60Hz
Country Dialing Code 52

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Best new restaurants of 2018

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:34:12 GMT

Whether you're choosing a place to dine while traveling or in your hometown, The Infatuation is the most useful online restaurant guide in the game.

Butter is back, just in time for the holidays

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:17:49 GMT

Amid the farm houses and barns dotting the Mad River Valley area of rural Vermont, five miles north of Sugarbush ski resort, Marisa Mauro is making butter.á

The strange story of 'Silent Night'

"Silent Night" was first performed 200 years ago in Salzburg, Austria. Read the story behind its 1818 creation and rise to global fame that has some unexpected twists.

Best Delhi attractions: A delightful dozen

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00:34 GMT

Delhi seems like a colorful, cosmic swirl. India's capital and second-largest city is in constant motion -- whether it's with people and cultures or religions and history.

The Statue of Liberty's torch heads to new museum

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:12:24 GMT

The Statue of Liberty's original torch is getting a new home.

Discovering South Korea's forgotten beats

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 04:21:01 GMT

Though Korean pop music -- or K Pop -- has been making waves worldwide in recent years, it's not the only sound worth getting to know in South Korea.

Vintage pictures show how LAX used to be

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:12:30 GMT

2018 marks Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)'s 90th birthday -- and a lot's changed in nearly a century.

Is this the world's cheapest draft beer?

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:22:50 GMT

As soon as the sun sets in Hanoi, Vietnam, there's only one place to be: the corner of Ta Hien and Luong Ngoc Quyen streets.

The best of ancient Egypt

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:40:24 GMT

Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries using 21st-century archaeological techniques.

The longest-range business jet ever

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:59:07 GMT

Boeing's 777X jetliner comes together

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:58:47 GMT

Travelers around the globe are one step closer to seeing a plane with its wings folded up being taxied to their gate.

You can take a pie on a plane

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 22:57:55 GMT

Getting excited to eat your mother's roast turkey, your uncle's stuffing and your sister's famous green bean casserole?

The wild side of Dubai

Step out of the city and Dubai's desert offers luxury eco-experiences for the ethically-minded tourist.

The hot new island-hopping destination

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:14:25 GMT

More than 200 islands dot the waters around Abu Dhabi, offering everything from luxury safaris to quiet beaches. Here's what you need to know.

Best new cruise ships for 2019

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:54:55 GMT

The cruise boom is continuing full steam ahead into 2019, with plenty of new ships -- piled high with innovations -- lined up to sail the seven seas.

Hawaii's best beach hikes

For the adventurous, expeditions that combine beaches and hikes can help make the most of your way-too-short time in this Polynesian paradise.

The best of ancient Egypt

It's the ultimate trip to the past: ancient Egypt. Discover the best things to see on a holiday here from the Temple of Luxor to Alexandria.

Inside the secret US military mission that located the Titanic

For years, the incredible discovery of the Titanic's wreckage at the bottom of the ocean in 1985 was thought to have been a purely scientific effort. But Robert Ballard, who discovered the Titanic, said that the expedition was part of a secret US military mission to recover two sunken nuclear submarines on the bottom of the ocean.

9 best things to do in Perth

Find out the best things to do in Perth, Australia, one of the coolest cities in the Southern Hemisphere.

The art gallery tour that costs $42,000

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:25:29 GMT

Want to see famous art like Michelangelo's "David" at Florence's Accademia museum? Line up with 10,000 other people -- or drop $42,000 on an exclusive tour.

Holiday hang glider flight goes horribly wrong

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:00:49 GMT

A luxury escape in an untouched rainforest

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 22:11:53 GMT

With forests filled with wildlife like nowhere on Earth, Madagascar's Masoala peninsula offers a remote luxury escape.

View breathtaking photos of the top attractions of ancient Egypt -- from the dazzling Egyptian Museum in Cairo to the Temples of Abu Simbel.

Brits will have to pay to enter Europe after Brexit

In post-Brexit Britain, trips to the European Union will get a little more expensive for millions of Brits in search of a continental break.

Gunpowder and beer: What could go wrong?

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:57:07 GMT

Steel projectiles, gunpowder and lots and lots of beer. It sounds like a recipe for disaster. But in fact they are the components needed to play Colombia's national sport: tejo.

Wild new passenger jet with no middle seats, ever

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:22:05 GMT

There's a shark on the runway.

Leaning Tower of Pisa loses some of its tilt

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 17:55:57 GMT

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has slowly started defying its name, losing four centimeters of its tilt over the past 17 years.

Celebrating Japan's mascot culture

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:55:45 GMT

When the organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics released images of the Games' mascots, few people blinked an eye -- after all, mascots are standard fare for the Olympics.

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