“La verdad es que mientras más enojado estoy con este país y más lejos viajo, más mexicano me siento.”
Jorge Ibargüengoitia, Instrucciones para vivir en México
Each week the library is focusing on a different Spanish speaking country. Come to the library and check out fiction and nonfiction books about Mexico!
Library Website: Mexico
CIA World Factbook
Utah’s Online Library
Through Utah’s Online library there are many resources available for students. One great resources for learning more about countries is Culturegrams.
Here are some facts about Mexico from Culturegrams:
Did You Know?
- Mexico has the largest population of Spanish speakers in the world.
- To show that something is expensive, Mexicans often make a fist and extend the index finger and thumb to form a C-shaped gesture.
- Mexicans drink more carbonated beverages than any other citizens in the world.
- More than two hundred indigenous languages are still spoken in parts of Mexico.
For more videos with native indigenous languages and stories check out the Youtube channel 68 voces: