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Mexico Fun Facts

Las Coladas Lakes are the pink lakes of Mexico. Want to know where they get this pink color from?

Read the Mexico geography fun facts and learn more about these lakes and other important geographical regions of this country.

Mexico Fun Facts

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Of the four deserts in Mexico, the Chihuahuan Desert is the largest one, and the Sonoran desert is the hottest among the four.
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Situated 40 miles away from Yucatán's state capital, Mérida, the ancient Mayan city of Uxmal is located in a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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Mexico has 31 states. The Republic of federated states governs this Mexican country. Its official currency is Pesco, while Spanish is the official language of this country.
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The largest lake in Mexico is Lake Chapala. It is situated between the states of Jalisco and Michoacán. Lerma River is the main source of water for this lake.
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The Rio Grande is the longest river of Mexico that runs through Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas.
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Guadalajara is called Mexico's Silicon Valley. It is the capital city of the state of Jalisco. The largest IT industry in Mexico is located in this city.
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Pico de Orizaba is the highest mountain peak in Mexico. It is an inactive stratovolcano having a height of 5610m. It is also known as Citlaltepetl.
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The water in Las Coloradas Lake is pink in color as this is a saltwater lake. Since ancient Maya times, this region has been a hotspot for salt mining.
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There are four major deserts in Mexico: the Chihuahuan Desert, Sonoran Desert, The Great Basin, and the Mojave Desert. Of these, the Sonoran desert is the hottest.
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Acapulco is a Mexican town near the coast of the Pacific ocean that is known for cliff divers. Apart from this, it is known for golf, beaches and high nightlife.

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