Santa Fe (New Mexico)

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Coordinates 35°40′2″N 105°57′52″W
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Santa Fe
Founded 1610; 412 years ago (1610)
Founded by Pedro de Peralta
Named for St. Francis of Assisi
Elevation 7,199 ft (2,194 m)
Demonym(s) Santa Fean; Santafesino, -na
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
ZIP codes 87500-87599
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-70500
GNIS feature ID 936823
Primary airport Albuquerque International Sunport ABQ (Major/International)
Secondary airport Santa Fe Regional Airport- KSAF (Public)
Government (Mayor) Alan Webber (D)
Government (City Council) Councilors Renee VillarrealSigne I. LindellCarol Romero-WirthPeter N. IvesRoman AbeytaChristopher RiveraJoAnne Vigil CopplerMichael Harris
Government (City) 52.34 sq mi (135.57 km2)
Government (Land) 52.23 sq mi (135.28 km2)
Government (Water) 0.11 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Area (City) 52.34 sq mi (135.57 km2)
Area (Land) 52.23 sq mi (135.28 km2)
Area (Water) 0.11 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 87,505
Population (2020) (Density) 1,700/sq mi (650/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 154,823 (Santa Fe MSA) 1,162,523 (Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas CSA)

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Santa Fe (/ˌsæntə ˈfeɪ, ˈsæntə feɪ/SAN-tə FAY, -⁠ fay; Spanish: [santaˈfe], Spanish for 'Holy Faith'; Tewa: Oghá P'o'oge; Northern Tiwa: Hulp'ó'ona; Navajo: Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico. With a population of 87,505 as of the 2020 census, it is the fourth-largest city in New Mexico. It is also the county seat of Santa Fe County. Its metropolitan area is part of the Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegascombined statistical area, which had a population of 1,162,523 in 2020. The city was founded in 1610 as the capital of Nuevo México, replacing the previous capital, San Juan de los Caballeros (near modern Española) at San Gabriel de Yungue-Ouinge, which makes it the oldest state capital in the United States. It is also at the highest altitude of any of the U.S. state capitals, with an elevation of 7,199 feet (2,194 m). Santa Fe is widely considered one of the world's great art cities, due to its many art galleries and installations, and it is recognized by UNESCO's Creative Cities Network. Its cultural highlights include Santa Fe Plaza, the Palace of the Governors, the Fiesta de Santa Fe, numerous restaurants featuring distinctive New Mexican cuisine, and performances of New Mexico music. Among its many art galleries and installations are the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, a gallery by cartoonist Chuck Jones, and newer art collectives such as Meow Wolf.