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14-02 a-Mexico

  1. 1. http://www.visitmexico.com T. Solís Escalante Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  2. 2. Where is Mexico? Mexico is in North America. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  3. 3. General information Official name: United Mexican States. Government: Federal constitutional republic. Area*: 1 964 375 km2 Population**: 112 336 538 persons. Official languages: 68 languages, including Spanish.*** 6.6 million speak an indigenous language.**** Religion: 84% catholic (5% have no religion). *14th world wide and 5th in America. **11th world wide. ***Largest spanish speaking country. ****89 indigenous languages recognized. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  4. 4. Geography er Si USA ra Sie e dr rra Ma Ma l ie Or ta en id dre c Oc Pacific Ocean aM l nta Sie rr Gulf of Mexico adr ed el S ur Belize Guatemala Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  5. 5. More geography Tectonic plates Volcanic belt Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  6. 6. A little more Mexico City is the capital of the republic. There are 31 states and one federal district. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  7. 7. Biodiversity Tropical and subtropical latitude Megadiverse country with 10-12% of the worlds biodiversity. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  8. 8. ~200 000 species. 1st in reptiles. 2nd in mammals. 4th in amphibians, and flora. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  9. 9. Eagles and Jaguars Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  10. 10. Cuauhtli Aztec warriors Ocelotl Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  11. 11. Mexican symbols National flag. National coat of arms. National anthem. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  12. 12. How cool is this eagle? Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  13. 13. An eagle eating a snake, standing on a cactus. This was given to the Aztecs by one of their Gods, as a symbol to identify the place where to build their city. Huitzilopochtli Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  14. 14. Where did they find it? On an island in Lake Texcoco Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  15. 15. Mexico-Tenochtitlan Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  16. 16. Iztaccihuatl Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Popocatepetl
  17. 17. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  18. 18. Mexico-Tenochtitlan was destroyed after the fall of the Aztec Empire. Then it was rebuilt as the capital of New Spain. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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  21. 21. More diversity Currently: 65% of the Mexican population is Mestizo,18% is Amerindian,16% is White, and others have 1%. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  22. 22. From Mexico to New Spain and back Mexico-Tenochtitlan as capital of the Aztec Empire (1325 to 1521) Spanish conquest (1521 to 1560) and colonial period (until 1810) Mexican Independence (1810 to 1821) First Mexican Empire (1821 to 1824) Reform period (1824 to 1860) Second Mexican Empire (1861 to 1867) Mexican Revolution (1910 to 1929) Modern days Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  23. 23. Tourism Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  24. 24. Mexico City Quetzalcoatl Xochimilco Chapultepec Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  25. 25. Lucha libre Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  26. 26. Luchadores are heroes Blue Demon There are many movies where these guys wrestle against monsters and evil scientists. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 El Santo
  27. 27. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  28. 28. Mexican food Basis: corn, beans, and chili peppers. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  29. 29. All you need is tacos. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  30. 30. Tacos in Mexico City al Pastor de Canasta Suadero Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  31. 31. Street vendors Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  32. 32. Sweets are also important. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  33. 33. Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  34. 34. The End Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  35. 35. Quiz Name these! Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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