The state of New Mexico is situated in the southwest part of United States.

There are many natural landscapes that draw visitors to the state. The most famous, perhaps, are the distinctive white sand dunes of the White Sands National Monument and the limestone caves of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, both attractions within the Chihuahuan Desert. In the northwest part of this state you will find the Four Corners Monument, which represents the  quadripoint where the states of Arizona, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico intersect.

New Mexico is home to the longest aerial tram in the United States - Sandia Peak Tramway, which you will find in the city of Albuquerque.

In the Sky City Cultural centre and Haak’u Museum you will discover New Mexico’s heritage of the Acoma Pueblo, one of the indigenous peoples of the Americas among the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States.

The state capital, Santa Fe is well known for its Pueblo-style architecture, the historic Plaza in the city centre, the art galleries and museums.

Population: over 2 million people

Capital: Santa Fe

Other major cities: Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Roswell

Main attractions: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, White Sands National Monument, Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta,  Bandelier National Monument, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Bandelier National Monument,  Sandia Peak Tramway, Loretto Chapel (Santa Fe), Petroglyph National Monument, Albuquerque Biological Park,  Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Ski Apache, Sky City Cultural centre and Haak’u Museum

Major airport: Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)