The Cultures In Mexico And The Culture Of Mexico

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The culture of Mexico has undergone a tremendous transformation over the past few decades and it varies widely throughout the country. Many Mexicans live in cities, but smaller rural communities still play a strong role in defending the country’s collective vibrant community. Mexico is the 12th most populous country in the world, with over 123 million people in a July 2016 estimate, according to the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook. According to the CIA, Mexico consists of several ethnic groups. The mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) group accounts for 62 percent of the population. Amerindian people or predominantly Amerindian people account for 21 percent, while 10 percent of the population is white. These groups create a culture that is unique to Mexico. Here is a brief overview of Mexican Culture.
Languages of Mexico, the overwhelming majority of Mexicans today speak Spanish. According to the CIA, Spanish is spoke by 92.7 percent of the Mexican population. About 6 percent of the population speaks Spanish as well as indigenous languages, such as Mayan, Nahuatl and other regional languages. Indigenous, Mexican words have even become common in other languages, including English. For example, chocolate, coyote, tomato and avocado all originated in Nahuatl.
Religions of Mexico, “Much of Mexican culture revolves around religious values and the church, as well as the concept of family and inclusiveness,” said Talia Wagner, a marriage and family therapist in Los

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