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Formal Name: United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos).

Short Form: Mexico.

Term for Citizen(s): Mexican(s).

Capital: Mexico City (called México or Ciudad de México in country).

Date of Independence: September 16, 1810 (from Spain).

National Holidays: May 5, commemorating the victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla; September 16, Independence Day.

Data as of June 1996