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Santa Fe (/ˌsæntəˈf/; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge; Navajo: Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico. It is the fourth-largest city in the state and is the seat of Santa Fe County. Santa Fe (literally “holy faith” in Spanish) had a population of 67,947 in the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Santa Fe, New Mexico Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Santa Fe County and is part of the larger Santa Fe-Española Combined Statistical Area. The city’s full name when founded was La Villa Real de la Santa Fé de San Francisco de Asís (“The Royal Town of the Holy Faith of St. Francis of Assisi”).[1]


  1. ^ "Santa Fe (New Mexico, United States) – Britannica Online Encyclopedia". Britannica.com. Retrieved May 31, 2011.