Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America that's known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Mexico is the 11th most populated country in the world with around 117 million people. Mexico has been home to advanced civilizations including the Olmec, Maya, Toltec and Aztec for thousands of years. Spanish conquerors brought bullfighting to Mexico.
Mexico is home to over 30 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is a popular tourist destination. Mexico's ancient societies built great cities and huge pyramids, created remarkable works of art, during the mid-1970s, Mexico became a major petroleum producer.
Mexico has some famous medical universities like National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Tec de Monterrey, National Polytechnic Institute ( IPN). Mexico is an Information Technology Powerhouse and moving progressively in the field of medical, aerospace, computers, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, and electrical machinery and advancing in energy, electronics, metalworking, and agronomy. The National Autonomous University of Mexico was officially established in 1910 and the university become one of the most important institutes of higher learning in Mexico. The Mexican chemist Mario J. Molina shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Paul J. Crutzen and F. Sherwood Rowland for their work in atmospheric chemistry. Molina became the first Mexican citizen to win the Nobel Prize in science.