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Where is Albuquerque



Located in the central-north of the state New Mexico and central south of the United States, Aplbuquerque is the largest city of New Mexico and 32nd largest city of the United States.



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US Map showing Location Map of Albuquerque in New Mexico
Though, the city is located in the arid region of the United States but it is quite developed with having University of New Mexico, Sandia National Laboratories, Petroglyph National Monument, and Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute The great river Rio Grande flows through the Albuquerque city in the direction of north to south and Sandia Mountains lie in the eastern side of the city. Interestingly, the architecture of the city is beautiful along with nicely designed buildings, it has also various tallest buildings in the city; for example:
  • Bank of Albuquerque Tower: 107 m
  • Hyatt Regency Albuquerque: 78 m
  • Compass Bank Tower: 73 m
  • Bank of the West Tower, West: 72 m
  • Bank of the West Tower, East: 65 m
  • Gold Building: 62 m
  • Dennis Chavez Federal Building: 60 m


Home of 300 visual arts, dance, music, film, literary work, and craft organizations, museums, and festivals, Albuquerque is also attraction for the tourists as well. The significant points of attractions are:
  • Albuquerque Biological Park
  • Museum of Natural History and Science
  • Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
  • Old Town Albuquerque
  • Hard Rock Pavilion
  • Tingley Coliseum
  • Sunshine Theater
  • KiMo Theater


Interesting Facts about Albuquerque


Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Bernalillo County
Year of Establishment: 1706
Year of Incorporation: 1891
Area: 469.5 sq km
Population (metro): 887,077 (2010)
Climate: Desert Climate