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New Mexico bicentennial quarter - click to see all state nicknames
New Mexico became the 47th state in 1912 (see STATEHOOD ORDER). New Mexico's quarter features the state motto: "Land of Enchantment" and an outline of New Mexico with Zia sun symbol (see state flag). Public domain image on Wikipedia.
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The Land of Enchantment

The nickname for New Mexico is The Land of Enchantment (Tierra del Encanto in Spanish) because of its scenic beauty and rich history (the nickname was officially adopted in 1999). New Mexico also recognizes a state ballad titled "Land of Enchantment - New Mexico."

New Mexico USA - click to see all state nicknames
New Mexico USA. See All State Nicknames.
New Mexico license plate - click to see all state nicknames
New Mexico license plate with nickname "Land of Enchantment" (photo by Norm Russo; used by permission). See All State Nicknames.
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Land of Enchantment: dailypress.com
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