It’s Cinco de Mayo! Here Are 5 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Mexico
Known for its lively people and delicious cuisine, Mexico is a truly fascinating country. It is the 13th largest country in the world and the 10th most populous one – after all, it is home to 126 million people! Even though Mexicans speak Spanish, which is the official language of twenty-one countries, this North-American country also has the most Spanish-speakers in the entire world. Their culture is also fascinating – these are our five favorite facts about Mexican culture and history.
They do not exchange Christmas gifts.
While most countries in the world celebrate the birth of Jesus by exchanging gifts with their friends and families, Mexicans have a different tradition. They celebrate the day the Three Wise Men arrived to give gifts to Jesus, which was on January 6th.