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.

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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.