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Mexico

Mexico Background Stats

National tree:

Ahuehuete

Definitions

  • Daylight Savings Time end date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time ends. Clocks are moved backwards on this date.
  • Daylight Savings Time start date: Rules that determine the date on which daylight savings time begins. Clocks are moved forward on this date.
  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • Neighboring countries and territories: The countries and territories neighboring each country. "L" means they share only a land border and "M" means they have only maritime boundaries. A blank means they share both.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Daylight Savings Time end date Last Sunday October 2013
Daylight Savings Time start date First Sunday April 2013
Full name United Mexican States 2013
Independence day date September 16 1810
Land border length 4,353 km 2014 42nd out of 200
National anthems Himno Nacional Mexicano ( Mexican National Anthem ) 2011
Neighboring countries and territories Belize Cuba (M) Guatemala Honduras (M) United States 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 5 2014 21st out of 171
Overview

Mexico is a nation where affluence, poverty, natural splendour and urban blight rub shoulders.

Its politics were dominated for 70 years by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI. But elections in 1997 saw a resurgent opposition break what was in effect a one-party system with a democratic facade.

Elections in 2000 confirmed the trend when Vicente Fox became the first president to come from the opposition.


Full Article
2014

Citation

"Mexico Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Mexico/Background