Capital - Santa Fe
Nickname. Land of Enchantment.
Motto. Crescit Eundo (It Grows as It Goes).
Population ( 2010 census ). 2,059,179
Extent. Area, 121,666 square miles (315,113 square kilometers), including 254 square miles (658 square kilometers) of water surface (5th state in size).
Elevation. Highest, Wheeler Peak, 13,160 feet (4,011 meters) near Red River; lowest, Red Bluff Lake, near Malaga, 2,817 feet (859 meters); average 5,700 feet (1,737 meters).
Geographic Center. 12 miles (19 kilometers) southwest of Willard.
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