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United States Government Capital name: Washington, DC; geographic coordinates: 38 53 N, 77 02 W; time difference: UTC-5 (during Standard Time); daylight saving time: 1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November; note: the 50 United States cover six time zones

United States Government Executive branch chief of state: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; head of government: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president with Senate approval; elections: president and vice president elected on the same ticket by a college of representatives who are elected directly from each state; president and vice president serve four-year terms (eligible for a second term); election last held 2 November 2004 (next to be held on 4 November 2008); election results: George W. BUSH reelected president; percent of popular vote - George W. BUSH 50.9%, John KERRY 48.1%, other 1.0%

New Mexico Latitude Facts: 34.8375 and New Mexico Longitude Facts: -106.2371

United States People HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 950,000 (2003 estimate)

United States People Literacy (%) definition: age 15 and over can read and write; total population: 99%; male: 99%; female: 99% (2003 estimate)

New Mexico's County Facts:

Bernalillo County Catron County Chaves County Cibola County Colfax County Curry County De Baca County Dona Ana County Eddy County Grant County Guadalupe County Harding County Hidalgo County Lea County Lincoln County Los Alamos County Luna County McKinley County Mora County Otero County Quay County Rio Arriba County Roosevelt County San Juan County San Miguel County Sandoval County Santa Fe County Sierra County Socorro County Taos County Torrance County Union County Valencia County

United States Economy Currency (code) US dollar (USD)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook