Czech immigration to Mexico
|Regions with significant populations|
|Mexico City • Puebla • Toluca • Reynosa • Monterrey|
|Spanish · Czech|
Czech Mexicans are citizens of Mexico who are of Czech descent. Czechs originate from the Czech lands, a term which refers to the majority of the traditional lands of the Bohemian Crown, namely Bohemia, Moravia and Czech Silesia. These lands of have been governed by a variety of states, including the Kingdom of Bohemia, a crown land of the Austrian Empire, the Czechoslovak Republic, and, now, the Czech Republic. According to the 2010 Mexico census, there were an increase of 225 people of full or partial Czech descent based on the last census in 2000 that claimed 425 Czechs residing in the country.
The Czech community in Mexico has writers, businessmen, academics, actors and actresses as members. The Mexican cities with the highest percentage of people of Czech descent are Mexico City, Puebla, Toluca, Reynosa, Monterrey, Querétaro y San Luis Potosí
The Czech community in Mexico has been a discrete community, most of them arrived to the country as refugees escaping from World Wars.
Notable Czech Mexicans
- Miroslava Stern, Golden Age of Mexican cinema actress.
- Zaneta Seirelova, actress and model.
- Sasha Sokol, actress and singer.