Mexico, together with the United States and Canada, forms the mainland of the northernmost part of the American continent. With a population of 126 million, Mexico is the second most populous country in North America after the United States and with an area of nearly 2 million square kilometres, Mexico is the fifth largest country in the Americas. Mexico is a very popular holiday destination, famous for its fantastic beaches (including Cancún, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Vallarta) and cultural and historical sights (Maya temples). Mexico has many great UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country’s busiest airport is Mexico City Airport.

Practical information about Mexico:

Time zone: UTC -5 to UTC -8 and UTC -5 to UTC -7 (summer)
Currency: Mexican peso
National Day: 16 September
Airport: aeropuerto

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What are the busiest airports in Mexico?

Airport IATA Passengers
Mexico City Airport MEX 50,308,049
Cancún Airport CUN 25,481,989
Guadalajara Airport GDL 14,846,300
Monterrey Airport MTY 11,176,555
Tijuana Airport TIJ 8,925,900
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