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Land of Enchantment

New Mexico was organized as territory on September 9, 1850 and entered the union as the 47th state on Jan. 6, 1912 . It has 33 Counties.

New Mexico is bordered by Arizona (west), Colorado, Oklahoma (northeast), Texas (east), Utah (northwest). It has a has a land area of 121,593 square miles making it the 5th largest state. The capital is Santa Fe and the official state website is www.newmexico.gov

New Mexico was named by the Spanish, in reference to Mexico. The nickname is "Land of Enchantment". The State Motto is " Crescit eundo" which means It grows as it goes.

 

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  • Mission Nambe - 35.89662,-105.98907
  • Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de Pojoaque Mission Sandia - 35.25725,-106.57239
  • Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de Zuni - 35.06779,-108.84958
  • Mission Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de Porciúncula de los Pecos - 35.54918,-105.68913
  • Mission Nuestra Señora de Purísima Concepción de Quarai - 34.59616,-106.2959

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