Place:Española, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States

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NameEspañola
Alt namesButsabi'isource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35008505
Espaniolasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS35008505
Espanolasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates36.002°N 106.065°W
Located inRio Arriba, New Mexico, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Española , also known as Espanola (without the tilde), is a city primarily in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, in the United States. A portion of the central and eastern section of the city is in Santa Fe County. Española was founded in 1880 as a railroad village and incorporated as a city in 1925. The city is situated in an area Juan de Oñate declared a capital for Spain in 1598. Española has been called the first capital city in America. At the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 10,495.[1] Española is within the Albuquerque – Santa Fe – Las Vegas combined statistical area.

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