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Area (sq km): 1,972,690
Population: 106,202,903
Nationality: Mexican
Local Name: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Time Zone: -6 to -8 GMT
Currency: 1 peso =
100 centavos
Capital: Mexico City
Dialling Code: +52
Electricity: 110V/50Hz
Internet Code: .mx
Religion: Roman Catholic
Climate: Tropical,
Government: Federal Republic
Inoculations: None
Driving: Right
Int'l License: Required
Banking: M-F 9.00-16.00
Major Airports: Acapulco(ACA),
Los Cabos(SJD),
Mexico City(MEX),

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day from Mexico villa rental

Every year on 15 September all of Mexico joins together for a fiesta to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. From a Mexico villa rental you will see flags flying all over the country, smell good food wafting through the air and enjoy tequila served in earnest.

Mexican Independence Day
Mexican Independence Day

Mexican Revolution

Villages, towns and cities alike celebrate the independence of a people whose heritage is known throughout the world. The city hall squares are filled with people celebrating as the fireworks explode over head, lighting the night skies on Mexican Independence Day. People from far and wide gather together to celebrate the Mexican revolution lead by Father Hidalgo and you can join them from your Mexico villa rental with

Father Miguel Hidalgo & El Grito

15 September is the day of El Grito, a re-enactment of the uprising led by Father Miguel Hidalgo. Each year on this day mayors, representatives and the President speak to the people in honour of them and their ancestors who fought bravely to free Mexico in 1810. The people turn out in full force to commemorate this most special Mexican Independence Day.

Mexican Independence Day

Street vendors litter the roads selling gifts, flags and food. Search for a Mexico villa rental near the dances that take place in city parks to the lively beats of salsa and mariachis on stage. The mood is high during Mexican Independence Day and the energy of the entire country is electric. People yell “Viva Mexico! Viva la revolucion!” The entire day takes on a festive and upbeat nature enjoyed by friends and family… and pretty much all of Mexico. Viva Mexico!

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