climate of New Mexico is generally semi-arid to arid,
though there are areas of continental and alpine
climates, and its territory is mostly covered by
mountains, high plains, and desert.
the 2000 U.S. Census, 28.76% of the population aged 5
and older speak Spanish at home, while 4.07% speak
Navajo. Speakers of New Mexican Spanish dialect are
mainly descendants of Spanish colonists who arrived in
New Mexico in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
The United States dollar,
denoted by USD or the symbol $, is the official currency
used in the United States. Commonly referred to as the
"American dollar," the currency is divided into 100
cents (symbol ¢)
As of July 1, 2008, the United States Census Bureau
estimated New Mexico's population at 1,984,356,
which represents an increase of 165,315, or 9.1%, since
the last census in 2000.
Santa Fe is the capital of the U.S.
state of New Mexico. It is the fourth-largest city in
the state and is the seat of Santa Fe County. Santa Fe
(literally 'holy faith' in Spanish) had a population of
75,764 in the 2010 census.