There are over 114 million people who live in Mexico. The capital of Mexico is Mexico City and over 8 million people reside there.
Spanish is the number one language spoken, but there are over 50 indigenous languages. Mexicans do have knowledge of English, but it is in the best interest business travelers to learn the key phrases in Spanish, as it will help you establish rapport.
The United Mexican States are a federation of 31 free and sovereign states, which form a union that exercises a degree of jurisdiction over the Federal District and other territories. Each state has its own constitution, congress, and a judiciary branch, and its citizens directly vote for a governor for a six-year term, and representatives to their respective unicameral state congresses for three-year terms.
Over 90 percent of Mexicans are Roman Catholics and religion plays a huge role in their every day lives. About 6 percent of the population practice Protestantism and the remainder follow beliefs from Indian cultures.
The currency used is the peso.