Mexico is one of the countries with the most World Heritage sites.
In 2020, Mexico ranked seventh among the countries with the highest number of World Heritage sites.
The cultural and historical diversity of Mexico make it one of the favorite tourist destinations, thanks to its 35 sites that are divided into 27 historical, six natural, two mixed. Five Intangible Cultural Heritage sites are also added to these.
Mexico means the navel of the moon.
The official name is “Estados Unidos Mexicanos” in accordance with the provisions of the 1917 Constitution. But the country is known as Mexico, a word whose origin comes from the “Nahuatl” words “metztli”, which means moon; “xictli”, navel or center, which translates as the navel of the moon.
The largest pyramid in the world is in Mexico.
“Tlachihualtépetl”, also known as the Cholula Pyramid, is a 400-meter pyramidal basement and is hidden under a mountain. Its construction dates from the year 300 BC. This wonder is part of the archaeological zone of Cholula, in Puebla.