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Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the East of Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the East of Santa Fe, New Mexico, winter sunset after a snowfall.
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About Santa Fe

Flag of Santa FeSatellite view showing Santa Fe, capital city of New Mexico in the United States. The city is located in the north-central part of the state, in the northern Rio Grande valley on the Santa Fe River. Santa Fe lies at an altitude of 7,000 feet (2,134 m) above sea level, making it the highest state capital in the United States, about 65 mi (105 km) north east of Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico.



New Mexico State Capitol, located in the city of Santa Fe
The New Mexico State Capitol in Santa Fe Building, houses the government of the U.S. state of New Mexico. It is the only round state capitol in the United States, and is known informally as "the Roundhouse".
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Don Pedro de Peralta, at that time Governor of Spanish New Mexico founded the city at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in 1607, it soon becam a trade center. Three years later in 1610, he made it the capital of the province.

So, Santa Fe is not only the highest state capital, but also the oldest continuously inhabited state capital in the US.

Today the city of Santa Fe has a population of about 84,000 inhabitants (in 2015), some 145,000 people live in its metropolitan area (Santa Fe County).

Just zoom in to see the New Mexico State Capitol, the only round state capitol in the US, it is known as "the Roundhouse". The Capitol building was designed to resemble the ancient Sun symbol of New Mexico's Zia people, a red circle with four groups of four rays pointing in four directions. The sacred Zia sun symbol is also on the flag of the state of New Mexico. New Mexico State Capitol houses the New Mexico State Legislature and the Office of the Governor.

The page shows a city map of Santa Fe with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Santa Fe Municipal Airport (IATA code: SAF), about 23 km (14 mi) by road southwest of the central business district.

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Local Time Santa Fe:
Sunday-July-24  20:23  
Mountain Standard Time (MST): UTC/GMT -7 hours
Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

 
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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
 
City Coordinates: 35°40′2″N 105°57′52″W
 
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External Links:
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Newspapers:
The Santa Fe New Mexican
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