7 Surprising Facts about the Mesmerizing Mexico City


This city is one of the most important financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the high plateaus at the centre of Mexico. There are total 16 municipalities in this city. Yes, I’m talking about the city of Mexico. Once you’re here, you’ll be taken by endless surprises. In this post, I’m sharing some of the most interesting facts about this city:

American Population

The Mexico city constitutes the largest concentration of Americans living outside the USA. The count is more than 600,000 Americans.

Olympic Host

Before 2016, Mexico City had the title of the “only city to host Olympic Games” in Latin America.

Earliest University


The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in the Mexico City is the oldest university in the Americas. A majority of the former Presidents of the city have also attended this university.

Home to Tycoon

One of the world’s richest man and the Mexican business magnate, Carlos Slim, resides in this city.

Advanced Metro

The metro system here is 8th largest in the world and transports more than 4 million people a day.

Historical landmarks

The Historic Center of Mexico City includes several world-famous landmarks. The list goes like – National Palace, Plaza de la Constitución, Metropolitan Cathedral, etc. Due to the close proximity, you just need to walk a few steps to see ‘em all.

Significant Sculptures


Ah! How can I forget the Golden Angel of Independence, another most recognizable icons of the city. The 22ft statue of the Greek Goddess of Victory is made of bronze. Further, the 24k layer of gold makes it shine exquisitely. You’ll surely “gaze-in-awe”.

Ever visited here? Experienced something weird or interesting? Share your experience with me.

Karolina Pavlov

A travel fanatic, a reading enthusiast and a candid individual. Karolina has spent more than 9 years in travel and tourism, gathering a rich knowledge about this industry. Writing and interacting with people makes her happy!
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