New Mexico (4)

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Entered the Union: January 6, 1912 (47th State)

New Mexico Capital City: Santa Fe

Lagest Cities in New Mexico: Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Roswell, Farmington, Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Gallup, Deming

Bordering States: Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah

New Mexico 2013 Population (Estimate): 2,085,287

New Mexico 2010 Population (Estimate): 2,059,183

Origin of State Name: From Mexico, “place of Mexitli,” an Aztec god or leader

State Motto: Crescit eundo (It grows as it goes)

New Mexico Nickname: Land of Enchantment (1999)

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