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Quick Facts: New Mexico
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Capital City: Santa Fe

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Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Motto: Crescit Eundo (It Grows As It Goes)
Statehood: January 6, 1912 (47th)
Origin of State's Name: Named by the Spanish for lands north of the Rio Grande River.
Largest Cities: Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Roswell
Border States: Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah
Land Area: 121,359 sq. mi., 5th largest
State Bird: Roadrunner
State Flower: Yucca Flower (yucca glauca)
State Tree: Piņon (pinus edulis)
State Songs: O, Fair New Mexico
Asi es Nuevo Mejico
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U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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