Albuquerque is a vibrant, sprawling city near the of . Cradled in the Rio Grande Valley beneath the Sandia Mountains, it is by far the largest city in the state, acting as the media, educational, and economic center of New Mexico, as well as the home of the state's only major airport, making it a common entry point into New Mexico.

Notable Places in the Area

Albuquerque Museum, formerly known as The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico in . is situated 1¼ miles northwest of Albuquerque. Photo: PerryPlanet, Public domain.

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The is an institution in Albuquerque, New Mexico dedicated to Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. is situated 1 mile south of Albuquerque. Photo: AllenS, Public domain.

The is a public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. is situated 1½ miles east of Albuquerque. Photo: PerryPlanet, Public domain.

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is a natural history and science museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico near . is situated 1¼ miles northwest of Albuquerque. Photo: Faolin42, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a neighborhood in Albuquerque, , consisting of a commercial district along Central Avenue and surrounding residential areas. is situated 2½ miles east of Albuquerque. Photo: Camerafiend, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an inner-city neighborhood of Albuquerque, , located immediately south of Downtown. is situated 1¼ miles south of Albuquerque. Photo: Asaavedra32, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the historic original town site of Albuquerque, , for the provincial kingdom of Santa Fe de Nuevo México, established in 1706 by New Mexico governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdés. is situated 1¼ miles northwest of Albuquerque. Photo: PerryPlanet, Public domain.


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