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  Albuquerque, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, United States.
New Albuquerque quickly became a tidy southwestern town which by 1900 boasted a population of 8,000 inhabitants and all the modern amenities including an electric street railway connecting Old Town, New Town, and the recently established UNM campus on the East Mesa.
New Mexico's dry climate brought many tuberculosis patients to the city in search of a cure during the early 1900s, and several sanitaria sprang up on the East Mesa to serve them.
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 Albuquerque, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico and Kirtland Air Force Base as well as Sandia National Laboratories and Petroglyph National Monument.
Albuquerque is home to the Kimo Theater (http://www.cabq.gov/kimo/)[Carl Boller and Robert Boller architects, 1927] one of the United States' last and arguably best-maintained Pueblo Deco theaters.
Albuquerque is sister city to Alburquerque, Spain; Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan; Chihuahua, Chihuahua, and Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Mexico; Helmstedt, Germany; Hualien (Hualian), Taiwan; Lanzhou, China; and Sasebo, Japan.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Albuquerque, New Mexico -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Albuquerque, a city and the county seat of Bernalillo County, New Mexico, U.S.A., situated in the central part of the state, about 325 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado, on the east bank of the Rio Grande, at an altitude of 4950 feet.
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).
Albuquerque is home to the Albuquerque Isotopes baseball team and the New Mexico Scorpions[?] ice hockey team.
www.kidsseek.com /encyclopedia-wiki/al/Albuquerque,_New_Mexico   (571 words)

 Albuquerque, New Mexico - DesertUSA
Albuquerque lies in the Chihuahuan Desert at the crossroads of central New Mexico, where Interstate 40 intersects Interstate 25.
This, the largest city in New Mexico, lies on a plain along the banks of the Rio Grande River at the base of the Sandia Mountains to the east.
The Univeristy of New Mexico is centered in Albuquerque and Sandia National Labarotory brings science and technology to the city of the Old West.
www.desertusa.com /Cities/nm/albuque.html   (1020 words)

 *Albuquerque New Mexico: Relocation, Real Estate, and Information*
Albuquerque receives its water from underground water tables, over a mile deep, that are recharged from the melting snow in the mountains north and east of town.
Albuquerque, geographically, is the hub of the southwest.
Albuquerque is a craftsmen and central artist center and is the home of the New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair at the State Fairgrounds each June.
www.pfmontrose.addr.com /albuquerque.html   (3154 words)

 Albuquerque New Mexico CVB | Media | What's New?
In honor of the Albuquerque Tricentennial celebration, the recently expanded Albuquerque Museum of Art and History is displaying three historical eras of Spanish art from the Baroque Masters to the early 21st Century.
Albuquerque named 10th Fittest City in the U.S. According a ranking by Men's Fitness magazine, Albuquerque ranks as the 10th fittest city in the country.
Albuquerque’s Downtown Revitalization Project which began in 1998, is an ongoing $350 million revitalization project that is funded by both public and private funding.
www.itsatrip.org /media/news   (2035 words)

 Albuquerque, New Mexico at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Albuquerque is a city and the county seat of Bernalillo County, New Mexico U.S.A. It is situated in the central part of the state, about 325 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado, straddling the Rio Grande, at an average altitude of 5200 feet.
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.
Albuquerque is home to the Albuquerque Isotopes minor league baseball team and the New Mexico Scorpions ice hockey team.
www.wiki.tatet.com /ABQ.html   (786 words)

 Albuquerque Community Foundation - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Donors to Albuquerque Community Foundation enjoy a wide variety of outlets for their giving including advised funds that allow them to make on-going recommendations for grants from their funds and field-of-interest funds that provide funding for the annual competitive grant program.
George Pearl's love for the state of New Mexico, its people, culture, and architecture, made him an advocate for the preservation of the cultural and natural environment.
She volunteered for the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science where she learned that funding for fossil preparation was difficult to secure.
www.swcp.com /~albcfdn/news/profiles/faces03.htm   (1337 words)

 Albuquerque, New Mexico & Surrounding Area Information
The metropolitan area of Albuquerque includes the city of Albuquerque, the surrounding areas of Bernalillo County, and the communities of Rio Rancho and Corrales in neighboring Sandoval County.
Albuquerque's elevation is 5,314 feet - the highest metropolitan city in the American mainland.
From the Albuquerque Public schools to the University of New Mexico, the quality and range of programs in the city continues to increase in step with Albuquerque's population.
www.mlsabq.com /content/Community   (1634 words)

 Albuquerque New Mexico
Named in 1706 after the Viceroy of Spain, Fernandez de la Cueva, Duque de Albuquerque, the Albuquerque area was first visited in 1598 by the Spaniard don Juan de Onate who went further North in an effort to establish a Northern Capitol for the Kindom of New Spain (Mexico).
New Mexico was divided into the Rio Arriba (upper river) and Rio Abajo (lower river) administrative areas.
Diego de Vargas was appointed by Spain as the new Governor of New Mexico.
www.newmexicoliving.com /abq.htm   (416 words)

 Albuquerque: Central New Mexico's High Tech Center
Albuquerque is a unique city located in the heart of the southwest.
Due to the influence of the University of New Mexico (23,000 students), two Air Force research laboratories, and Sandia National Labs, the area boasts a very educated and technology-oriented workforce.
For the second consecutive year, Albuquerque was ranked one of the top 3 cities in the United States for companies considering an expansion or relocation.
www.nmsitesearch.com /communities/communities_1.htm   (134 words)

 NewMexiKen » Albuquerque & New Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
New Mexico may not have any major league teams, but members of the New Mexico Game Birds Association, the state’s largest cockfighting advocacy group, say it is proud of the sports it does have.
But New Mexico’s “galleros,” as cockfighting practitioners here call themselves in Spanish, are determined that their state will not be next, even as they face their strongest challenge yet from animal rights activists and some celebrity friends.
Purses in New Mexico can reach more than $10,000, making the loss of a prized gamecock, bred through generations of pedigree to fight to the death, a risk that most galleros are prepared to take.
newmexiken.com /archives/category/albuquerque-and-new-mexico/page/5   (5487 words)

 ABQjournal: About Albuquerque
Of the people in the western regions, those in the southwestern part of the state are known as Mogollon while those in the northwest are known as Anasazi. The period between 1050 and 1300 AD is referred to as the Golden Age of the Classic Pueblo Period.
For reasons still not understood, between about 1200 and 1400 AD many areas of New Mexico and the Southwest, including the thriving Chaco Canyon, were abandoned. Drought may have been a contributing factor, and these people may have been assimilated into the Acoma and Zuni communities in the Rio Grande region.
New Mexico became part of the Mexican Republic in 1821, and a territory of the United States in 1850.
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 Albuquerque New Mexico Real Estate
Albuquerque has grown from 5,000 residents at the onset of the railroad era in the 1880s to more than 550,000 in the year 2000, in the metro area alone.
New Mexico ranks as the 12th state in the nation for growth, due in large part to the rapid population growth of the Albuquerque metropolitan area.
Albuquerque is also a center for tourism, attracting skiers, museum-goers, balloonists, and adventure-seekers of all kinds.
www.relocate-america.com /states/NM/cities/albuquer.htm   (645 words)

 Albuquerque New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico (New Mexico Cities and Towns)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Albuquerque is located in Bernalillo County,it is the county seat,and is in the Central New Mexico region.
Albuquerque of today was founded in 1706 and the city was named after New Spain's viceroy, the Duke of Alburquerque.
Albuquerque is part of the Albuquerque, New Mexico metro area.
www.nmohwy.com /a/albuquer.htm   (286 words)

 *Albuquerque NM Real Estate and Homes: Patrick Montrose: Coldwell Banker*
Albuquerque Real Estate is a website dedicated to giving you information about the Real Estate market in the Metropolitan Albuquerque, New Mexico Area.
Click here to review the duties of a licensee in New Mexico that's provided to every person we deal with regardless of whether or not an Agency relationship is choosen by the Buyer.
Builders in New Mexico do not charge a premium if you are working with a Realtor- the home price is the same if you are working with a Realtor or go into the development on your own.
www.pfmontrose.addr.com   (2945 words)

 Albuquerque- New Mexico Route 66
Albuquerque, New Mexico is the largest city in New Mexico and owes its explosive growth to the economic boom that Route 66 brought to it during the golden age of the Mother Road.
Albuquerque is proud of its Spanish Colonial heritage as this vintage post card of the Old Town Plaza from the 1950s shows.
They gave a new generation of Route 66 travelers a glimpse of what life was like back on the Mother Road sixty years ago.
www.theroadwanderer.net /66NMex/albuq.htm   (1447 words)

 Bikram's Yoga Albuquerque, New Mexico
Whether you are looking for a great workout, to reduce stress, or to alleviate symptoms of long-term or new injuries, this class is for you.
Despite having Multiple Sclerosis for over 30 years (she is now 60 years old), she has risen to the mental and physical challenge of practicing Bikram's Yoga every day for 60 days and credits the challenge for her new level of focus and balance.
Bikram Albuquerque is excited to announce our newest yoga instructor, Katie Hedges.
www.bikramalbuquerque.com   (389 words)

 Official Website of the City of Albuquerque
Albuquerque Tennis Complex is Closing Permanently, Jerry Cline Tennis Center is Expanding
Albuquerque was recently ranked # 3 by Kiplinger magazine as one of the "50 smart places to live in the country".
According to Forbes, Albuquerque has the lowest business cost in the country.
www.cabq.gov   (470 words)

 Albuquerque Downtown Action Team, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Downtown Albuquerque is the economic, social and cultural center of New Mexico.
Albuquerque’s Central Arts District, home to contemporary artists, studios, galleries, arts organizations and arts-oriented restaurants, is anchored by the newly refurbished KiMo Theatre at 423 Central Avenue and the Route 66 Crossroads at 4th and Central.
Albuquerque’s Downtown revitalization movement has been deemed as one of the fastest Downtown turnarounds in the country.
www.downtownabq.com   (219 words)

 Pima Medical Institute Campus in Albuquerque New Mexico NM
Pet owners—including a large number of baby boomers, whose disposable income is expected to increase as they age— are expected to increasingly take advantage of grooming services, daily and overnight boarding services, training services, and veterinary services, resulting in more jobs for animal care and service workers.
Attending PMI in Albuquerque, New Mexico will give you plenty of options in entertainment and other things to do.
Albuquerque celebrates wine in the month of May with the city’s wine festival.
www.pmi.edu /locations/albuquerque.asp   (514 words)

 Albuquerque Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was this search for a “new” Mexico which ultimately led to the expedition which first brought the Spanish to New Mexico in 1540.
Ironically, the first exploration of New Mexico may have come about from an ill-fated Spanish attempt to settle Florida in 1527.
In 1536, the ragged survivors finally emerged from the wilderness at Culiacan, on the west coast of Mexico.
www.abqtravelguide.com   (1119 words)

 Albuquerque New Mexico CVB | Visitors | Activities & Attractions
Albuquerque's diverse offering of activities set against a stunning landscape makes the city the perfect destination- for any interest, in any season.
The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud of its 900+ members, listed within this website.
They believe, as we do, that during your stay with us you are a valuable, contributing member of our community.
www.itsatrip.org /visitors/activities   (70 words)

 Bed & Breakfast Albuquerque NM New Mexico Cabins & Rentals - City guide
Breakfast is cooked and served in the courtyard overlooking fish-filled lilly ponds from the Mexican-style outdoor kitchen or inside by the fireplace.
Breakfast is served in-room, in the dining room, or in the coutyard alongside a witeria-draped trellis and fish pond.
This exceptional facility is only five minutes from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport and is the only hotel in Albuquerque to receive the AAA Four Diamond designation.
www.discoverourtown.com /TownPage.php?Town=1776   (4066 words)

 AMP Concerts - Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Albuquerque Folk Festival returns to the Fairgrounds on June 17.
There is something for everyone at the Albuquerque Folk Festival at the Fairgrounds on June 17.
To sweeten the bill, they will be joined by members of Albuquerque's The Bitter Sermon (aka, Bernadette Seacrest's ex-Yes Men), as well as the New Mexico debut of Tom Walbank's "down and dirty Delta blues".
www.abqmusic.com /rec.html   (973 words)

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