Mexicans

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Mexicans
Flag of Mexico.svg
Flag of Mexico
Total population
c. 137.2 million
Map of the Mexican Diaspora in the World.svg
Regions with significant populations
 Mexico126,014,024[1]
 United States37,186,361
 Canada85,825
 Spain53,158
 Guatemala18,003
 Germany16,892
Languages
Spanish, numerous indigenous languages
Religion
Roman Catholicism, indigenous beliefs

Mexicans are citizens of Mexico.[2]

There is a large Mexican diaspora in the United States. More than 38.5 million Mexican Americans and Mexican-born immigrants live in the United States.[3]

Most Mexicans are racially mestizo, a mixture of Spanish and Native American.[4]

Culture[change | change source]

Mexican culture is mainly influenced by Spanish and Amerindian cultures. Mexico is famous for it’s Mexican cuisine. Mexican cuisine is influenced by Spanish cuisine and indigenous cuisine. The indigenous people of Mexico have introduced vanilla, corn, chocolate, avocado and other important crops to the world. Mexico is also known for its tequila. Day of the Dead is a holiday observed by Mexicans. The most practiced religion by Mexicans is Christianity.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Censo de Población y Vivienda 2020imprimir" (in Spanish).
  2. "Mexican definition and meaning".
  3. "Mexican Immigrants in the United States".
  4. "Mexico - World Directory of Minorities & Indigenous Peoples".
  5. "Mexican culture: Customs and traditions".