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Flag of Mexico

The Mexican tricolor consists of green, white and red vertical stripe. In the middle of the white stripe, there is a national emblem depicting an eagle clutching a snake in its talons and beak. Under this scene, an oak and laurel branches tied with a ribbon in the colors of the tricolor are portrayed. According to Aztec legend, the Indian people were instructed by god Huitzilopochtli to settle down in place where they would see this scene. It happened on an island in lake Texcoco, where they settled and founded the city of Tenochtitlan (in the area of today's capital). The symbolism of colors is as follows: green stands for independence, white for chastity and purity of religion, and red refers to blood union of local ethnic groups - the blood of Spanish, Indian and bi-racial.

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Country Mexico
Capital city Mexico City
Continent North America
Population 119,713,203 (2014)
Total area 1,958,200 km2
Formation 16. 9. 1810
Highest point Pico de Orizaba (5,636 m)
GDP $ 15,363 (IMF, 2012)
Currency mexican peso (MXN)
Code MX (MEX)
Calling code +52
Internet TLD .mx

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Name of country in other languages

Czech Mexiko (Ciudad de México)
English Mexico (Mexico City)
German Mexiko (Mexiko-Stadt)
French Mexique (Mexico)
Italian Messico (Città del Messico)
Spanish México (Ciudad de México)
Russian Мексика (Мехико)
Slovak Mexiko (Mexiko)
Polish Meksyk (Meksyk)
Portuguese México (Cidade do México)
Chinese 墨西哥 (墨西哥城)
Japanese メキシコ (メキシコシティ)
Turkish Meksika (Meksiko)
Norwegian Mexico (Mexico by)
Swedish Mexiko (Mexico City)
Hungarian Mexikó (Mexikóváros)
Dutch Mexico (Mexico-Stad)
Danish Mexico (Mexico City)
Finnish Meksiko (México)
Hebrew מקסיקו (מקסיקו סיטי)