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  • Mexico has the world's smallest volcano. Actually, it's not a volcano, but a geyser. It is 13 metres high and has a staircase inside!
  • The Maya worshipped gods, especially the gods of sun, rain and corn.
  • Maya children are named according to the day they were born. Every day of the year had a specific name for boys and girls.
  • Mexico has three colours in it's flag. Green represents hope and victory, white is purity and red for the blood of Mexican people.
  • Mexico City is built on a lake and is sinking at a rate of 20cm per year.
  • Mexico is home to the very rare volcano rabbit. Guess where it lives?
  • The Chihuahua is the world's smallest dog and is named after a Mexican state.