Mexico City has a 1,495 square km surface, and in 2019, its population was 8.7 million people, while the average age was 31 years old; however, if you take the metropolitan zone under consideration, this is placed as the second biggest city in the world, with a 21,800,320 population. The Gross Domestic Product in Mexico City is within the 25 richest cities in the world and the richest out of all Latin America. It has 466,301 economic units that equal a 7.3% of the total of the Country and a 7.8% of the total of the Country's employees (almost 4.3 million people) are concentrated in it. During the last decade, one out of twenty jobs was generated here.
In Mexico City the core of financial zones, ant the most important logistics and merchandise distribution in the Country operate, and it has the first place on urban competitiveness. From 2000-2018, Mexico City got more than a fifth of the total of the direct foreign investment in the Country (over 110 billion dollars).
The biggest university in the world and the largest research system of Latin America is also here; The City has 276 campuses, 356,530 students and 353 postgraduate studies programs. Within the educational system of UNAM, 160 museums operate, 158 theaters, 265 galleries, 247 cultural centers, 395 libraries and also 5 archeological zones within its establishment.
Mexico City is the best connected with the rest of the Country and the worlds. The International Airport has 53 different destinies in the Country and 65 international destinies. Besides, it has 10,200 kilometers of roads, 12 subway lines with 226.5 km, 195 stations and 384 trains; 7 “Metrobus” lines that take up 140 kilometers and its formed by 239 sub stations, 85.7 kilometers of bike lanes, 480 “ecobicis” stations and 13 thousand posts with free internet on public parks, hospitals, museums, schools among other places.