Mexico facts – Interesting facts about Mexico

Facts about Mexico

In 1917, Mexico was invited by Germany to join the WW1 by attacking the U.S. in order to recover the lost territories of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico.

Mexico City hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 1968.

Mexico is the world’s largest Spanish speaking country.

Mexico City has second largest number of museums in a city, after London.

Mexico has only one gun shop. 90% of the country’s firearms are smuggled in from the U.S.

Sugary drinks kill more people than violent crimes in Mexico.

From 2009 to 2014, more Mexicans have left the U.S. than migrated into the country.

Mexico is located in the “Ring of Fire”, the Earth’s most violent earthquake and volcanic zone.

In 2015, Mexico was the 9th most visited country in the world, with 32.1 million international arrivals.

Mexico drug cartels make an estimated $152 million per year from growing and selling avocados.