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The State of
New Mexico (NM)


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The capital of New Mexico is Santa Fe.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for New Mexico: NM

Typical abbreviations for New Mexico: N.M., N.Mex.

The pronunciation of New Mexico:

When the people of New Mexico refer to themselves: 1:

Time Zone: The state of New Mexico is in the Mountain Time (MST/MDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.

Nickname for New Mexico: "The Land of Enchantment"

State Motto: "Crescit Eundo" (It grows as it goes)

State Bird: Roadrunner (geococcyx californianus)

State Tree: Pinyon (pinus edulis)

State Flower: Yucca Flower (yucca glauca)

State Song: "O, Fair New Mexico" (Asi es Nuevo Mejico)

Statehood: New Mexico became the 47th state on Jan 6, 1912.

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