Española, New Mexico

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Española /ɛspənˈjlə/ is a city in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, in the United States. A part of the city is in Santa Fe County. It was founded as a capital for Nuevo México in 1598 as San Juan de los Caballeros. It has been called the first capital city in the United States.[1] At the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 10,495.

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  1. "City of Española Home Page". City of Española. Retrieved December 16, 2010.