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State o New Mexico
Nuevo México  (Spaingie)
Yootó Hahoodzo  (Navajo)
Banner o New Mexico State seal o New Mexico
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): Laund o Enchantment
Motto(s): Crescit eundo (Scots: It growes as it gaes)
Cairt o the Unitit States wi New Mexico heichlichtit
Spoken leids
DemonymNew Mexican
CaipitalSanta Fe
Lairgest ceetyAlbuquerque
Lairgest metroAlbuquerque metropolitan aurie
AurieRanked 5th
 • Tot121,589 sq mi
(315,194 km2)
 • Width342 miles (550 km)
 • Lenth370 miles (595 km)
 • % watter0.2
 • Latitude31° 20′ N tae 37° N
 • Longitude103° W tae 109° 3′ W
PopulationRanked 36t
 • Tot2,085,109 (2015 est)[2]
 • Density17.2/sq mi  (6.62/km2)
Ranked 45t
 • Median hoosehauld income$45,119[3] (46t)
Elevation
 • Heichest pyntWheeler Peak[4][5][6]
13,167 ft (4013.3 m)
 • Mean5,700 ft  (1,740 m)
 • Lawest pyntRed Bluff Reservoir on Texas border[5][6]
2,844 ft (867 m)
Afore statehuidNew Mexico Territory
Admission to UnionJanuar 6, 1912 (47t)
GovrenorSusana Martinez (R)
Lieutenant GovernorJohn Sanchez (R)
LegislaturNew Mexico Legislature
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators
U.S. Hoose delegation (leet)
Time zoneMoontain: UTC −7/−6
ISO 3166US-NM
AbbreviationsNM, N.M., N.Mex.
Wabsteidwww.newmexico.gov

New Mexico (Listeni/n ˈmɛksk/) is a state locatit in the soothwast an wastren regions o the Unitit States. New Mexico is an aw uisually considered ane o the Muntain States. New Mexico is the 5t maist extensive, the 36t maist populous, an the 6t least densely populatit o the 50 Unitit States.

Inhabitit bi Native American populations for mony centuries, New Mexico haes an aw been pairt o the Imperial Spaingie viceroyalty o New Spain, pairt o Mexico, an a U.S. territory. Amang U.S. states, New Mexico haes the heichest percentage o Hispanics, includin descendants o Spainyie colonists an recent immigrants frae Laitin Americae. It an aw haes the seicont-heichest percentage o Native Americans, efter Alaska, an the fift-heichest tot nummer o Native Americans efter Californie, Oklahoma, Arizona, an Texas.[7] The tribes in the state conseest o maistly Navajo an Pueblo fowks. As a result, the demographics an cultur o the state are unique for thair strang Hispanic an Native American influences. The banner o New Mexico is represented bi the reid an gowd colors, which represent Spain, as well as the Zia seembol, an auncient Native American seembol for the sun.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Most spoken languages in New Mexico in 2010". MLA Data Center. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 
  2. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. [deid airtin]
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  4. "Wheeler". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  7. Ogunwole, Stella U. (February 2002). "The Native American Indian and Alaska Native Population: 2000" (PDF). Census 2000 Brief. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 5, 2007. 
  8. New Mexico State Flag – About the New Mexico Flag, its adoption and history from NETSTATE.COM

Relatit information[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 34°N 106°W / 34°N 106°W / 34; -106

Precedit bi
Oklahoma
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Admittit on 6 Januar 1912 (47t)
Succeedit bi
Arizona