What is the best thing about Albuquerque ? What one thing are you most proud of, or do you most admire?

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Pradeep Agnihotri asked 09-Jul-2018 in Cities by Pradeep Agnihotri

What is the best thing about Albuquerque ? What one thing are you most proud of, or do you most admire?


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Biswajeet Bhattacharya answered 26-Oct-2018 by Biswajeet Bhattacharya

What is the best thing about Albuquerque ? What one thing are you most proud of, or do you most admire?

Albuquerque with a total population of 558,545 as of 2017 is one of the most populous cities of the New Mexico state in the United States. Albuquerque is ranked 32nd in the United States in terms of population. The city of Albuquerque has also got some nicknames. The nicknames are ABQ, Burque, The 505, The Duke City and The Q

What is the best thing about Albuquerque ? What one thing are you most proud of, or do you most admire?

Founded in 1706 as Alburquerque the city was incorporated in 1891 as Albuquerque. Named in the honour of Francisco Fernandez de la Cueva, 10th Duke of Alburquerque (the Viceroy of New Spain from 1702 to 1711) the city covers an area of 189.5 sq mi (490.9 sq km). The government type of the city is Mayor-council government with Tim Keller being the Mayor. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Central New Mexico Community College, University of New Mexico, Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base are located in the city of Albuquerque. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Presbyterian Health Services, Petroglyph National Monument and the Albuquerque Biological Park are also home to the city of Albuquerque. The above-mentioned monuments make the city of Albuquerque one of the important cities in the United States. The combination of private companies and government bodies, the New Mexico Technology Corridor is also located in Albuquerque. The most admirable event of Albuquerque is the International Balloon Fiesta which is held every year in the month of October. The event is the largest gathering of hot-air balloons in the world. The event attracts lots of tourists from around the world. Some of the other most famous sights to visit in the city of Albuquerque are the Sandia Peak Tramway, Rio Grande Wetlands, San Felipe de Neri Church, Albuquerque Zoo and Cibola National Forest. The McCanna-Hubbell Building built in 1915 and the Old Albuquerque High built in 1914 are some of the historic buildings of Albuquerque.

What is the best thing about Albuquerque ? What one thing are you most proud of, or do you most admire?