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New Mexico's state capital is Santa Fe and the largest city is Albuquerque. Residents of New Mexico are often referred to as "New Mexicans."

New Mexico is unofficially nicknamed "The Land of Enchantment." The state song is "O, Fair New Mexico." The name of this state is an anglicized version of "Nuevo Mexico," the Spanish name for the upper Rio Grande. Mexico, an Aztec spelling, means "place of Mexitli" one of the Aztec gods.

New Mexico is ranked 36th in population and received its statehood on January 6, 1912.

Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah are bordering states to New Mexico. The Rio Grande is the major body of water associated with New Mexico.

There were 332,632 K12 students in the New Mexico public schools in 1996. Out of those students 26,283 were first grade students. There were also 19,971 k12 public school teachers in the New Mexico public schools system. There were a total of 732 New Mexico public schools in 1996. (Source: IES National Center for Education Statistics)

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Ten Largest Cities in New Mexico
City
Population
Albuquerque
518,271
Las Cruces
89,722
Rio Rancho
75,978
Santa Fe
73,199
Roswell
45,569
Farmington
42,425
Alamogordo
35,607
Clovis
33,182
Hobbs
29,602
Carlsbad
25,033

(Source: U.S. Census, July, 2007)

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