New Mexico has a diversified economy, resting on services, mining, agriculture, creation and the processing industries.

The State places itself in the 8th national row for its mining production. It is the first national producer of potash (see potassium) and one of the main producers of copper. Its subsoil also hides coal, oil, natural gas, uranium, gold, money, iron ore, lead and zinc. Agriculture, practiced in the east of Rio Grande, is a tributary of irrigation. The main crops are fodder plants, cereals (wheat, corn, sorghum), cotton, sugar beet, fruits and vegetables. Extensive ranching is practiced for cattle and sheep.

Industry

The main industrial sectors are the high-tech industries (electronics), industrial mechanics, agri-food and the glass industry. Handicrafts are an important activity for Indian communities. The State hosts a large atomic research center, Los Alamos. Tourism is very active in the local economy, bringing in $ 3.99 billion in 2002. New Mexico considered the beauty of its landscapes (Carlsbad Caverns National Park) and the importance of Indian and Hispanic cultural heritage (Santa FE , Albuquerque).

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Major Cities in New Mexico

Albuquerque

Albuquerque, a city in the state of New Mexico in the United States. He has about 715,000 residents including the suburbs. Albuquerque is a health resort with a lot of tourism. The city is otherwise known for being a center for nuclear research, and there are also a number of military bases in the city. The University of New Mexico also succeeds in Albuquerque. The city was founded by the Spaniards in 1706.

Santa Fe

Santa Fé, city ​​and capital of the state of New Mexico in the United States, at 2132 masl. It has about 68,000 residents and was founded in 1609. Spanish colonists built up a large trade with the original population, and the city was a center of trade between Mexico and the United States in the 19th century.

Private Schools in New Mexico by County