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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