Mexico Culture

Mexico Culture

Mexico Culture Facts You Should Know

  • Mexican people are very religious, warm, generous, proactive, passionate, and family oriented.

    About 95% of Mexicans are Christians. Most of them are Roman Catholics however there are also Protestants, Muslims, Buddhists, Jews, etc.

    Despite the fact that great majority of Mexicans are Christians there is no official religion in Mexico, and religion is strictly separated from the government. This and other religious freedoms are guaranteed to all Mexicans by the 1917 Constitution.

  • The most important national holidays in Mexico are: The Mexican Independence Day (September 16), Christmas, New Years Day (January 1), Revolution Day (November 20), Change of Federal Government (December 1), Labor Day (May 1), Benito Juarezs Day (March 21), and the Constitution Day (February 5).

    Interesting Mexico Culture Facts

  • Mexicans are very passionate people. The passion of the Mexican women can be best seen when they dance to the Mexican guitar or at one of many Mexican fiestas that take place in Mexico every year. One of the most famous and most attended Mexican fiestas is the celebration of the Mexican Independence.

    The passion of the Mexican men is most evident when they are trying to win the womans heart or when they are cheering for their favorite soccer team or the Mexican national soccer team.

  • When there is an important international soccer match the entire Mexico is paralyzed and every Mexican is cheering for the national soccer team and praying to God for the victory.

  • Even though the Mexican currency is Peso most shops, restaurants and vendors will accept U.S. dollars.

  • The first known convention of astronomers was held in 700 A.D. in what was then Mayan empire (nowadays Mexico).

  • Mexicans usually have very long names. This is because when Mexican children are born they are given both their mothers given name and their fathers last name.

  • Mexico (Maya and Aztecs) introduced chocolate and corn to the World.


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