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    New Mexico Sheer natural beauty

    New Mexico Geography
    New Mexico is America's 4th largest state and is aptly nicknamed as 'Land of Enchantment'. This state has an area of 121,589 sq miles with just 0.2% water making it a very sunny and lovely place to visit or even live in. New Mexico is surrounded by the states of Texas, Oklahoma and Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua thereby giving you an amazing experience of various cultures.
    This state's landscape is breath-taking as it contains sights ranging from beautiful high snow-capped peaks to vast aweing desert giving you a chance to experience various environments at the same state.

    Most of the climate in New Mexico is arid but you can also find alpine and continental climate in a few regions like forests, mountains etc. Like its scenery you can experience various climates in New Mexico but it is mostly a sunny state with only few rains here and there making it perfect for outdoor activities like trekking etc. June and July are the hottest months in this state whereas the coolest months are December and January.

    New Mexico's culture is mostly influenced by Mexico as the most spoken language after English are is Spanish and Native American, few other languages are Spanish and German. This state's most practiced religion is Christianity therefore you can find beautiful churches here but you also can find other religions like Jewish, Buddhist etc.

    New Mexican cuisine is a mouth-watering fusion of various food cultures like Mexican, Pueblo Native American, Cowboy Chuckwagon, Spanish and Mediterranean. Some of the must try dishes are Stuffed sopapilla, Calabacitas (squash), Green chile enchiladas, Green chile stew, Carne adovada, Posole and Sopapilla with honey. Some of the famous sweet dishes available are flan, Churro and Natillas. Vegetarians may find it a bit tricky but don't worry there are plenty of yummy cuisines for you to enjoy that are natural as well as vegetarian.

    There are various methods of transportation available in New Mexico making it quite easy and hassle free to travel around. If you have your own vehicle then the road way will be quite suitable for you and if you don't have then there are various buses available. Some of the other fast travelling transports are the railway which is highly recommended because you can enjoy the scenery more leisurely as well as comfortably otherwise there are many airports like Albuquerque International Sunport, Four Corners Regional Airport, Roswell International Air Center etc. if you prefer air travel.

    New Mexico has totally of 33 counties which is administered by the county government.
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    Tourist spots
    There are many places to visit in this big state but it mainly depends on your personal preference. For adventure lovers cities like Santa Rosa, Eagle Nest, Las Cruces, Ruidoso and Red river. Nature and culture lovers Albuquerque, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, Elephant Butte, Taos Ski Valley, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Acoma Pueblo etc. are recommended. For history and leisure lovers cities like Tucumcari, Los Alamos, Artesia, Truth or Consequences etc. are recommended. These are just a few places; there are many more aweing places in New Mexico for people of varying tastes. To make your stay more enjoyable there are a variety of hotels and lodgings available.

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