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Albuquerque, New Mexico

urban • southwest, USA

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The Sandia Mountains provide a beautiful backdrop for the Albuquerque skyline.
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About Albuquerque

Albuquerque boasts a rich Native American and Hispanic history, and today serves as a major hub of modern technology, giving the city a unique blend of past and present. Residents can explore shopping centers in Nob Hill, discover historic Old Town Albuquerque, enjoy local flavor at one of the many neighborhood restaurants, and visit Albuquerque’s top bars and casinos for late-night entertainment. The city is also home to more than 29,000 acres of park land, including city pools and splash pads, golf courses, sports facilities, and nearly 300 city parks. Sports fans have plenty of options, including the University of New Mexico Lobos, the Albuquerque Isotopes baseball team, the Albuquerque Sol soccer league, and more. Top attractions include the ABQ Biopark, the Albuquerque Museum, and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Located on the city’s south side, Albuquerque International Sunport offers direct flights to popular destinations including San Diego, Las Vegas, Denver, Atlanta and more.

Population

564,559

Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Weather (High/Low)

93 / 27

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$318,372

FUN FACT


Known as the world’s largest gathering of hot air balloons, the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta dates back to 1972. This major tourist event attracts nearly one million visitors each year and provides a major source of revenue for local businesses.
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