Largest Cities in New Mexico

New Mexico, a state in the United States with about 2 million inhabitants. The capital is Santa Fe and the largest city is Albuquerque.

New Mexico (abbreviated N.Mex. or NM), state of the United States of 314,925 kmĀ². New Mexico has about 2 million inhabitants, and the capital is Santa Fe. The largest city is Albuquerque.

The landscape includes mountains in the north (Rocky Mountains with peaks up to 4000 masl) and plains in the east. The sunny areas have attracted many immigrants. The state has many mineral springs, and it will, among other things, extract uranium, potassium, zinc, lead and copper. In the south there is oil and natural gas. Elsewhere, cattle farming and agriculture with the cultivation of grain, fruit, vegetables and cotton are important industries. Much of it is cultivated with artificial irrigation. New Mexico also has a lot of tourist traffic.

The state belonged to Spain until 1821 and Mexico until 1848, when the area was ceded to the United States after the Mexican-American War. New Mexico has been our state since 1912, and is called the Land of Enchantment.

Biggest Cities of New Mexico by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Albuquerque NM 545963
2 Las Cruces NM 97729
3 Rio Rancho NM 87632
4 Santa Fe NM 68058
5 Roswell NM 48477
6 Farmington NM 45988
7 Clovis NM 37886
8 Hobbs NM 34233

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