Albuquerque

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Downtown Albuquerque

Albuquerque (also known as Bee'eldííldahsinil in Navajo) is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, United States. It has a population of 559,277 as of 2016. It is the 32nd largest city in the United States. The city was founded in 1706. It is notable because of its mix of European, Hispanic, and Native American populations. At the center of the city, Interstate 40 and Interstate 25 meet. The city is located on Historic Route 66.

Climate[change | change source]

The climate of Albuquerque is semi-arid, Albuquerque can be very hot in the summer with temperatures in the 90's to 100°F during the day and 60's and 70's at night. Winters in Albuquerque are cool to mild with highs in the 50's and low 60's and 20's and 30's at night. Sub zero temperatures are very rare at night.

Events held in Albuquerque include:

  • Gathering of the Nations PowWow
  • Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta