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Santa Fe, the capital of New Mexico and the oldest capital city in the nation, is nestled at 7,000 feet above sea level in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Santa Fe is famous for its Native American and Hispanic heritage, its art community, its world-class dining and shopping and its unlimited outdoor adventure opportunities.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Santa Fe ranks high in air quality, man-made hazards risk, and proximity to nearest large city. Santa Fe ranks low in natural hazards risk and age of population.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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