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  Demographics Results: Mexico
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Country Mexico

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Region Central America
Area (sq km) 1,964,375
Border Belize, Guatemala, United States
Population 121,736,809
Nationality Mexican(s)
Ethnicity mestizo 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%
Religion Roman Catholic 82.7%, Protestant 1.6%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.4%, other Evangelical Churches 5%, other 1.9%, none 4.7%, unspecified 2.7%
Language Spanish, Mayan, Nahuatl, and more
Literacy 86%
Government Federal Republic
Capital Mexico City
Leader President Enrique Pena Nieto (since December 1, 2012)
Currency Mexican peso (MXN)
Independence Day Sept. 16, 1810 (from Spain)
National Holiday Independence Day (Sept. 16, 1810)
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