Mexico Country in North America information and photo #Mexico – Mexico flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America beaches on its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico coastlines and a diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Ancient ruins such as Teotihuacan (Aztec) and Chichen Itza (Mayan) are scattered throughout the country, as are Spanish colonial-era towns. In capital Mexico City, upscale shops, renowned museums and gourmet restaurants cater to modern life.
Capital: Mexico City
Founded: September 27, 1821
President: Enrique Peña Nieto
Population: 122.3 million (2013) World Bank
Currency: Mexican peso