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    It's not just the arid climate that makes the little town of Taos so atmospheric - deservedly popular with artists and outdoors enthuiasts this northern destination is but a short trip from ski slopes, historic sites and note-worthy landscapes.

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    Art galleries, museums and a broad range of historic sights set the standard in New Mexico, a state with a unique cultural heritage and thriving arts-oriented communities.

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City and State Information for New Mexico

New Mexico Facts, Statistics, and State Symbols

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New Mexico

"Land of Enchantment (1999)"

Crescit eundo (It grows as it goes)
Santa Fe
Name Origin
From Mexico, “place of Mexitli,” an Aztec god or leader
Statehood Date
Jan. 6, 1912 (47th)
Cities in New Mexico

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Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of New Mexico along with the year they became official.

Flower Yucca (1927)
Tree Pinon (1949)
Animal Black Bear (1963)
Bird Roadrunner (1949)
Fish Cutthroat Trout (1955)
Vegetables Chili And Frijol (1965)
Gem Turquoise (1967)
Song “O Fair New Mexico” (1917)
Spanish-Language Song “Asi Es Nuevo Méjico” (1971)
Poem “A Nuevo México” (1991)
Grass Blue Gramma (1973)
Fossil Coelophysis (1981)
Cookie Bizcochito (1989)
Insect Tarantula Hawk Wasp (1989)
Ballad “Land Of Enchantment” (1989)
Bilingual Song “New Mexico—Mi Lindo Nuevo Mexico”, (1995)
Question “Red Or Green?” (1999)
Population Density
15.0 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
121,356 sq mi. (314,312 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
5700 ft (1737.36 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
122°F (50°C) on June 27, 1994
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–50°F (–46°C) on February 1, 1951

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