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Mexico

Mexico

Capital: Mexico City (Distrito Federal) Population: 124,574,795
Head of government: President Enrique Pena Nieto (since 1 December 2012) Life expectancy at birth (years): 76.1
GDP: 2,406,000,000,000 Area (sq km): 1,964,375

Did You Know? Mariachi, a Mexican folk music, is one of the most exciting musical ensembles found anywhere in the world. Instruments include the vihuela, guitarrón, and a Mexican folk harp. While these instruments have European origins, in their present form they are uniquely Mexican.

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