Mexico is the largest country in Central America. It shares borders with three countries: Belize, Guatemala, and the United States. Some quick facts about Mexico include:
Spanish is spoken by 92% of people.
The country has 31 states that span three time zones.
The popular Christmas-time plant, the poinsettia, grows in Mexico. The plant was brought to America in 1828 by Joel Roberts Poinsetta; the United States Minister to Mexico.
Maize was grown in Mexico over 4,000 years ago. Today, the country is one of the world’s major suppliers of the crop.
Mexico ranks third in the world in terms of number of airports, just behind Brazil and the United States.