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  Albuquerque New Mexico : Hotels : Restaurants : Real Estate
A mix of three diverse peoples in a breathtaking setting, Albuquerque still retains a certain old-time feel and is a worthy stopover for ancient petroglyphs, authentic Southwest art and cuisine and the picturesque annual Balloon Festival.
Albuquerque is rated one of the top cities for jobs.
Albuquerque's weather is a study in polar extremes— extremes of day and night and extremes of summer and winter.
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  Albuquerque, Afonso de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Albuquerque sailed with Tristão da Cunha along the coasts of Madagascar and E Africa and captured the island of Socotra (Suqutra).
Albuquerque captured Goa (1510), making it the mainstay of Portuguese power in India; Malacca (1511), extending Portuguese domination to SE Asia; and Hormoz again (1515).
Albuquerque had built forts at Goa, Calicut, Malacca, and Hormoz; reconstructed those of Cannanore (Kannur) and Cochin (Kochi); begun shipbuilding and other industries in Portuguese India; and established relations with the rulers of SE Asia.
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  Albuquerque - LoveToKnow 1911
A short distance E. of the city is the university of New Mexico, under territorial control, founded in 1889 and opened in 1892; in 1908 it had a college of letters and science, a school of engineering, a school of education, a preparatory school and a commercial school.
Albuquerque is also the seat of the Harwood Industrial School (Methodist) for Mexican girls, of the Menaul Mission School (Presbyterian) for Mexican boys, and of a government Indian training school (1881) for boys and girls.
In his retreat back into Texas he made a stand on the 8th of April 1862 at Albuquerque, where during the whole day there was a fight at long range and with few casualties against a detachment of Union soldiers commanded by Colonel Edward R. Canby (1819-1873).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Albuquerque   (418 words)

  
 Albuquerque, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of the 2005 census estimate, the city's population was 494,236, with a metropolitan population of 797,940.
Albuquerque is the largest city in the Albuquerque MSA.
Albuquerque is also home to the Gathering of Nations Pow-Wow an international event with over 3,000 indigenous Native American dancers and singers representing more than 500 tribes from Canada and the United States come to Albuquerque annually to participate socially and competitively in April.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Albuquerque,_New_Mexico   (5282 words)

  
 Albuquerque News - Topix
Grazing is often jumped on as a reason, but there have also been climate factors involved like the dewatering of streams and rivers and the lowering of groundwater.”
An Albuquerque man is caught trying to hide cocaine in the dashboard of his car, but it wasn't just any officer who made the bust.
An Albuquerque man accused of killing five people, including two police officers, will not appear in court next month for a "dangerousness" hearing.
www.topix.net /albuquerque   (592 words)

  
 Albuquerque New Mexico Travel Guide - USA Tourist
Albuquerque (pronounced al—buh—kirk—ee) is the largest city in New Mexico.
At the intersection of these two highways near downtown Albuquerque, the ramps and bridges are all painted in pastel hues of pink, tan and turquoise.
Albuquerque also offers a zoo, a biological park, an aquarium, a botanic garden a science center and a museum of natural history.
www.usatourist.com /english/places/newmexico/albuquerque.html   (1085 words)

  
 Afonso de Albuquerque - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Albuquerque returned home in July 1504, and was well received by King Manuel I of Portugal, who entrusted him with the command of a squadron of five vessels in the fleet of sixteen which sailed for India in 1506 under Tristão da Cunha.
After a series of successful attacks on the Arab cities on the east coast of Africa, Albuquerque separated from Da Cunha, and sailed with his squadron against the island of Ormuz, in the Persian Gulf, which was then one of the chief centers of commerce in the East.
Albuquerque had been for some time under orders from the home government to undertake an expedition to the Red Sea, in order to secure that channel of communication exclusively to Portugal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alfonso_de_Albuquerque   (1227 words)

  
 Albuquerque
Albuquerque is a little like its chile—it offers lots of richly flavored options.
Despite Albuquerque’s cultural charms and its natural beauty, located as it is next to the rosy faces of the Sandia Mountains, it’s an even bet you haven’t been here.
A lot of the action in Albuquerque still takes place on part of the historic roadway, now known as Central Avenue, which remains an ode to both stylish architecture and 1950s kitsch.
www.viamagazine.com /top_stories/articles/albuquerque06.asp   (659 words)

  
 Albuquerque travel guide - Wikitravel
Albuquerque [1] is a city in the central region of the state of New Mexico in the United States.
Albuquerque Isotopes, at the corner of Avenida Cesar Chavez and University Boulevard (south of UNM), +1 505 924-2255, [19].
Albuquerque has a fairly high crime rate compared to some other American cities, but most of it is property crime of more concern to residents than to visitors.
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 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Because of Albuquerque's high technology and military industries, it is home to a large number of people with doctorate degrees, ranking in the top ten nationally in quantity of PhDs per capita for larger cities.
Albuquerque is a popular destination for golfers as there are 14 courses in and around the city.
Albuquerque is beautiful, with various activities and adventures for the whole family in and around the city, it's full of life, and beauty...
www.citytowninfo.com /places/new-mexico/albuquerque   (942 words)

  
 Albuquerque, New Mexico - 300 Year Old Duke City
Albuquerque’s history dates back 12,000 years when the Anasazi Indians settled in the area.
During the Civil War, Confederate troops briefly occupied Albuquerque, but once the war was over, white merchants and tradesmen began to arrive in numbers.
In 1889, the University of New Mexico was founded in Albuquerque, bringing with it, not only knowledge, but also new and different cultures to the community.
www.legendsofamerica.com /HC-Albuquerque.html   (474 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Afonzo de Albuquerque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He was second son of Gonzallo de Albuquerque, lord of Villaverde, and became attached to the person of the king of Portugal.
While Albuquerque was thus establishing Portugues colonization in India on a firm footing, and planning advances beyond Eastern Asia, the Crown of Portugal was listening to intrigues to his prejudice.
Perhaps the earliest mention of Albuquerque and his achievements in the Far East is due to King Emmanuel himself in his letter of "idus Junias", 1513, Epistola Potentissimi Regis Portugalensis et Algarbiarum, etc., De Victoriis habitis in India et Malachia (Rome, 9 Aug., 1518), wherein the King calls him (perhaps a misprint) "Albiecherqe".
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 Albuquerque, New Mexico - DesertUSA
Albuquerque lies in the Chihuahuan Desert at the crossroads of central New Mexico, where Interstate 40 intersects Interstate 25.
Albuquerque represents a synergy of Native American, Hispanic and Anglo cultures where traditional and modern cultures coexist.
Albuquerque is renowned for its year-round, pleasant climate.
www.desertusa.com /Cities/nm/albuque.html   (1020 words)

  
 For Corporate Relocation: Albuquerque New Mexico
Albuquerque is the economic and geographic center of New Mexico.
In addition, Albuquerque has an active designated Foreign Trade Zone, allowing goods to be stored or manufactured in the zone by foreign or domestic business without U.S. customs duty being imposed.
Albuquerque Economic Development is a private, nonprofit organization that focuses on the recruitment of economic base companies and assists with the retention and expansion of existing industry.
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 USS Albuquerque (SSN 706)
Albuquerque, the ship's namesake city, was founded in 1706 by Spanish explorers and named for the Duke of Albuquerque.
Located in rich farmland in the Rio Grande Valley, Albuquerque lies at an elevation of nearly 5,000 feet and is surrounded by the Sandia mountains.
Today, Albuquerque is a commercial, military research, and finance center which boasts a population of nearly 400,000.
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 Albuquerque City Guide and Yellow Pages at SuperPages.com
Albuquerque, NM Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico and the seat of Bernalillo County.
The Albuquerque region has long been home to a number of native tribes, from the ancient Anasazi to the Pueblos (who were tragically afflicted by diseases accidentally introduced by early Catholic missionaries).
Albuquerque Biological Park is an environmental museum that consists of the Albuquerque Aquarium, the Rio Grande Botanic Garden, the Rio Grande Zoo, and Tingley Beach.
www.superpages.com /cities/Albuquerque-NM.html   (847 words)

  
 Albuquerque Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Run by an association of New Mexico's nineteen pueblos, this historical museum traces the development of Pueblo cultures from prehistory to the present.
For most visitors, Albuquerque is a gateway to Santa Fe or a dot on the map of the old Route 66.
Those who pause long enough to inhale the town's character and history are surprised to find that Albuquerque has an appeal all its own, consisting of its distinct blend of cultures, a prestigious state university and proximity to natural attractions.
lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/albuquerque   (181 words)

  
 THE COLLECTOR’S GUIDE: ABOUT ALBUQUERQUE
Easily accessible in the north-central part of New Mexico, Albuquerque is bisected by east-west Interstate 40 and north-south Interstate 25.
Albuquerque hosts a number of conventions and close-in lodging can be hard to find during such meetings.
While in the city, visit the information booth located in the Albuquerque International Airport, lower level at the bottom of the escalator in the baggage claim area, open daily 8-5.
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 Albuquerque Apartments
With its clear skies, thin high-altitude air and absence of light pollution, Albuquerque is one of the best places in the world to survey the night sky.
Albuquerque is a commercial, industrial and transportation center for the area, which is rich in timber, livestock and farm area.
Albuquerque is divided into four areas: Northeast, Southeast, Northwest and Southwest, each of which is in turn home to many neighborhoods.
www.rent.com /rentals/new-mexico/albuquerque-and-vicinity/albuquerque   (606 words)

  
 Exploring Albuquerque
Though most visitors to the area use Albuquerque only for its airport and then speed promptly off to Santa Fe or Taos, my time here convinced me there was plenty in this town to justify a longer stay.
Albuquerque is criss-crossed with bike paths, many following the city's storm drainage arroyos.
Though that event puts Albuquerque on the map, and Santa Fe is already there for its own reasons, New Mexicans say a shocking number of U.S. citizens have no idea that New Mexico is a state, a frustration borne out by the words "New Mexico, U.S.A." on their license plates.
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 Albuquerque Real Estate Agents, Albuquerque Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Albuquerque
Albuquerque is located in Bernalillo County, situated in the central part of New Mexico.
Albuquerques' climate is usually sunny and dry with little to no rainfall.
Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico (UNM) and Kirtland Air Force Base and is geographically divided into four quadrants; the northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest quadrants.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/NM/albuquerque.html   (643 words)

  
 Country Inns & Suites By Carlson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
To make your stay is as comfortable as possible; the Country Inn and Suites, Albuquerque hotel offers a variety of onsite amenities for your convenience.
The Country Inn and Suites Albuquerque hotel provides complimentary breakfast and is nearby a variety of lunch and dinner options for you to enjoy.
Be sure to enjoy everything surrounding the Country Inn and Suites Albuquerque hotel whether you prefer to shop for turquoise jewelry, visit a national park or absorb the history of the area.
www.countryinns.com /albuquerquenm_north   (280 words)

  
 Albuquerque Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Built in 1927 as a cinema, but sensitively restored and converted to a performing arts centre in the late 1990s, this theatre is a fantastic example...
For most visitors, Albuquerque is a gateway to Santa Fe or a dot on the map of the old Route 66.
Those who pause long enough to inhale the town's character and history are surprised to find that Albuquerque has an appeal all its own, consisting of its distinct blend of cultures, a prestigious state university and proximity to natural attractions.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/albuquerque   (184 words)

  
 Albuquerque New Mexico CVB | Visitors | Visiting Albuquerque
Located in central New Mexico, Albuquerque is the largest city in the state and the perfect location to experience the authentic Southwest.
Albuquerque combines a unique blend of multi-culturalism, natural beauty, profound historic attractions, spectacular climate with four distinct seasons, museums, galleries and shopping to create a diverse and unforgettable visit for every kind of visitor.
Albuquerque is bursting at the seams with spectacular events year-round.
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 Men's Fitness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Albuquerque moved up two positions in the rankings from last year.
More than 54 percent of Albuquerque residents carry around enough excess weight to raise their risk for health problems, according to a study by the CDC.
Overweight Albuquerque residents can't blame their waistlines on their commute: According to the Urban Mobility Report from the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University, the average Albuquerque commuter spends only 19 percent longer commuting in peak traffic than the same trip would take during off-peak times.
www.mensfitness.com /rankings/254   (218 words)

  
 Central New Mexico and Albuquerque
Founded in 1706, Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico.
Albuquerque is a favorite tourist destination, with a wealth of historic sites, artistic diversions, unique cuisines, and natural beauty.
City of Albuquerque Homepage includes references to all city services, organizations, job openings, and lots of other useful information.
www.vivanewmexico.com /cen.html   (686 words)

  
 Albuquerque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Right outside of Albuquerque is La Luz, a strenous hike the climbs 8.5 miles to the Sandia crest.
Big block outside of Albuquerque is a good place for a few hour work-out.
Although in Albuquerque you will not have to shovel your driveway, the mountains get plenty of snow to provide incredible snow conditions.
hsc.unm.edu /medicine/Residency_Information/albuquerqueNMinformation.htm   (1178 words)

  
 DJ Albuquerque, NM - Bernalillo, New Mexico DJ, Albuquerque DJs
Albuquerque DJs are plentiful on Gigmasters, and most of our Albuquerque Deejays have photos and videos available on their online press kits.
A top notch Albuquerque D.J. may need to be booked 6 to 12 months in advance, especially if you're looking for the DJ to also serve as an Albuquerque Master of Ceremonies.
Most professional Albuquerque Emcees and DJs in Albuquerque NM will also require a deposit in order to secure them.
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