New Mexico
New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment
Map of U.S. showing location of New Mexico



STATEHOOD: 1912; 47th state

ATTRACTIONS: Aztec Ruins National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

FUN FACT: Taos Pueblo, in north-central New Mexico, has been continuously inhabited by Pueblo people for more than 700 years.

New Mexico state flag
State Flower: yucca; State Bird: roadrunner; State Animal: black bear; State Quarter

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Photo credits: Jeanninebryan, Dreamstime (bear); Sekarb, Dreamstime (roadrunner); Tamara Kulikova, Dreamstime (yucca); iStockphoto, Dreamstime (flag); maogg, iStockphoto (quarter)

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