New Mexico

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New Mexico
State of New Mexico
Estado de Nuevo México  (Spaingie)
Yootó Hahoodzo  (Navajo)
Banner o New Mexico
Banner
Offeecial seal o New Mexico
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Land of Enchantment
Motto(s): 
Crescit eundo (Scots: It growes as it gaes)
Anthem: "O Fair New Mexico" an "Así Es Nuevo México"
Map o the Unitit States wi New Mexico hielichted
Map o the Unitit States wi New Mexico hielichted
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidNuevo México. (1598–1848)
New Mexico Territory (1850–1912)
Admittit tae the Union6 Januar 1912 (47t)
CaipitalSanta Fe
Lairgest ceetyAlbuquerque
Lairgest metroGreater Albuquerque
Govrenment
 • GovrenorMichelle Lujan Grisham (D)
 • Lieutenant GovernorHowie Morales (D)
LegislaturNew Mexico Legislatur
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
JudiciarNew Mexico Supreme Coort
U.S. senators
U.S. Hoose delegation (leet)
Area
 • Total314,917 km2 (121,590[1] sq mi)
 • Land314,161 km2 (121,298[1] sq mi)
 • Water757 km2 (292[1] sq mi)  0.24%
Aurie rank5t
Dimensions
 • Length596 km (371 mi)
 • Width552 km (344 mi)
Elevation
1,741 m (5,701 ft)
Highest elevation4,013.4 m (13,168 ft)
Lawest elevation
(Red Bluff Reservoir on Texas mairch[3][4])
868 m (2,845 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Tot2,096,829
 • Rank36t
 • Density6.62/km2 (17.2/sq mi)
 • Density rank45t
 • Median hooseaud income
$46,744[5]
 • Income rank
47th
Demonym(s)New Mexican (Spaingie: Neomexicano, Neomejicano)[6]
Leid
 • Spoken leid
Time zones
enteer state (legally)UTC−07:00 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Nara Visa (informally)UTC−06:00 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−05:00 (CDT)
USPS abbreviation
NM
ISO 3166 codeUS-NM
Trad. abbreviationN.M., N.Mex.
Latitude31°20′ N to 37°N
Longitude103° W to 109°3′ W
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 Hamespun 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 Hamespun Americans, efter Alaska, an the fift-heichest tot nummer o Hamespun Americans efter Californie, Oklahoma, Arizona, an Texas.[8] 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 Hamespun 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 Hamespun American seembol for the sun.[9]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "United States Summary: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. September 2012. p. 41. Retrieved March 14, 2020.
  2. "Wheeler". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  5. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Archived frae the oreeginal on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  6. Neomexicano definition Archived Juin 27, 2018, at the Wayback Machine by Royal Spanish Academy (Real Academia Española)
  7. "Most spoken languages in New Mexico in 2010". MLA Data Center. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 23, 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2012.
  8. 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.
  9. 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