The Mexican history is populated by the stories and principles of local indigenous people and the Spanish Colonial dominion that lasted nearly three centuries. Mexico gained independence from the Spanish dominion in 1821 and continued to struggle throughout the 19th century to find a national consensus and identity. Mexico lost nearly half its territory in 1848 to the USA. The true unity and national pride emerged after the war. Ever since, the country has gained its identity and continues to celebrate its indigenous roots while embracing the modern human values.
Mexico has a population of about 25 million. Spanish is the national language of the country that is spoken by nearly 95% of the local population. The country has a very unique and colorful culture, the country takes a lot of influences from its French and Spanish rules while also carries a deep rooted respect for its Aztec and other indigenous civilizations. The architect in the country is also heavily influenced by the French and Spanish Traditions. The modern architect in the country holds a pre-Columbian grandeur and French subtlety.
Mexico holds an extensive wealth of unique and sophisticated cuisines. Most of the Mexican dishes are heavily spiced and contain a hearty use of Corn and different types of beans. Some of the most notable innovations of Mexico in the culinary world include tortillas and tacos. Mexican cuisine is famous throughout the world due to its unique and exciting flavors.
Christianity is the major religion followed by a majority of its local population. The art in the country is heavily influenced by its Mayan and Aztec cultures. The country also holds some of the most iconic archeological sites in the world.