New Mexico
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New Mexico

New Mexico was the 47th state to join the United States of America. New Mexico officially became a state on January 6, 1912. The capital city is Santa Fe, but the largest city is Albuquerque.

Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know New Mexico better.

  • State Abbreviation - NM
  • State Nickname - Land of Enchantment
  • State Bird - Roadrunner
  • State Tree - Pinon
  • State Vegetables - Chile and frijoles
  • State Cookie - Bizcochito
  • State Insect - Tarantula hawk wasp

Car Rental New Mexico

Did you know that New Mexico is the 5th biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 121,593 square miles.