- The Mexican Culture(:



mexico.gifIntroduction;Mexico is known as the world's fourteenth largest country, containing more than two million kilometers. It borders countries such as the United States, and it also borders the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The country is divided amongst thirty-one states under one federal district. Mexico is the most popular Spanish speaking country in the world. Mexico's economy is made by tourism, industrial oil and gas production, textiles, clothing, and agriculture. Mexico has one fifth of the world's oil production and they trade that oil with other countries. Their population consists of over 100 million people, and they have a very diverse group of races. When most people retire they decide to live in Mexico because of the low-cost living and the good climate. Mexico's capital Mexico City is one of the most popular cities in the world. People from the United States visit Mexico more than any other country in world. The country of Mexico is a very interesting place in general.



Lifestyle;Mexicans live a very laid-back and relaxed lifestyle. Food, education, family, friends, work, and health are the basic worries of our every day lives. Most worry about how they are going to sustain themselves and their families on a day to day basis. Although we care a lot about the important issues in life, we also like to take time off and enjoy ourselves. You can do almost any regular activity in Mexico. In the large cities people attend events such as; the opera, a symphony, bull fights, horse racing, dog racing, professional sports, etc. In smaller cities most people attend events such as; folk festivals, stage plays, fiestas, flea markets, street musicians, etc. Most of the places there offer movie theaters, gold courses, or plazas where people can relax and just have regular conversations with friends or family members. Places near the beach offer snorkeling, fishing, deep sea diving, and other water activities. There's great shopping attractions and is normally inexpensive.


mexican_food.jpgFood;Mexican food is usually considered as spicy. While, that is partially true we have also introduced the world to chocolate. We have also introduces the world to peanuts, vanilla, beans, coconuts, and tomatoes. Corn is an important ingredient in Mexican cuisine. Another typical ingredient is chili. There are also many Mexican desserts and the traditional Mexican Candy. Mexicans eat anything from tacos to burritos to enchiladas. There are many Mexican dishes that will surely satisfy your hunger.


Culture;The Mexican culture is very fascinating. Almost all Mexicans are very proud of their culture and backgrounds. Mayan and Aztec traditions represent the Mexican culture very well. There are many holidays celebrated such as El Dia De Los Muertos. Or The Day of the Dead. One of the most famous Mexican gods is named Quetzalcoatl. There are many Mexican legends, and mostly all of them are very famous. Perhaps the most famous ones are the legends of "La Llorona" and "El Chupacabras". "La Llorona" is about a woman who kills her children and haunts the town after that. most say you can hear and see her crying at night, walking throughout the town or wherever it is you live. "El Chupacabras" is just about this sort of demon looking thing that sucks goats. I guess, you could say it is like a vampire, but most never got close enough to the creature to identify it. Females also have quinceañeras. It is the celebration of a young female turning into an adult, when she turns fifteen.* If you are interested in Japanese or Greek cultures, you will surely be interesting in the the Mexican culture.
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Religion;About 88% of Mexicans are Roman Catholic, 6% are Protestant, and the rest are Christian. Which include people from any of these groups: Presbyterians, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-Day Adventists, Mormons, Lutherans, Methodists, Baptists, and Anglicans.

- Read more: Religions - Mexico http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Americas/Mexico-RELIGIONS.html#ixzz0gawVejYt

Conclusion;Mexicans have a lot of background and history information. The information and facts above are only a shoert summary about what mexicans do, eat, what they believe in, and how they live their life day by day. You could spend hours searching up facts about mexicans. So whether you are interested in their food, or in their culture, or even their religion; below are some websites that contain information about the Mexican Culture. So if you want to find out more, visit any of the following websites below,(:







Links:
http://www.globalgateway.org/Default.aspx?page=3190
http://www.facts-about-mexico.com/
http://www.geographia.com/mexico/mexicohistory.htm