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ABQ - Karate

4100 Ellison St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 344-9866

About Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM. Albuquerque AL-bə-kur-kee; Navajo: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil ; Eastern Keres: Arawageeki; Jemez: Vakêêke; Zuni: Alo:ke:k'ya ;Jicarilla Apache: Gołgéeki'yé) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico and the 32nd-most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated population of 558,545 in 2017. Albuquerque is the principal city of the Albuquerque metropolitan area which has 910,726 residents as of July 2017. Albuquerque's MSA is the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the cities of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Corrales, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, and forms part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area, with a total population of 1,171,991 in 2016. The city was named in honor of Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, 10th Duke of Alburquerque who was Viceroy of New Spain from 1702 to 1711. The growing village was named by provincial governor, Francisco Cuervo y Valdés. The Duke's title referred to the Spanish town of Alburquerque, in the province of Badajoz, near the border with Portugal. Albuquerque serves as the county seat of Bernalillo County, and is situated in the north central part of the state. The Sandia Mountains run along the eastern side of Albuquerque, and the Rio Grande flows through the city. Albuquerque has one of the highest elevations of any major city in the U.S. with ranges from 4,900 feet above sea level near the Rio Grande to over 6,700 feet in the foothill areas of Sandia Heights and Glenwood Hills. Albuquerque is home to institutions and monuments such as Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, the University of New Mexico, Central New Mexico Community College, Presbyterian Medical Services, Presbyterian Health Services, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque Biological Park, and the Petroglyph National Monument. The city is the location of the New Mexico Technology Corridor, a concentration of high-tech private companies and government institutions. Albuquerque is also the home of the International Balloon Fiesta, the world's largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the globe, taking place every October.

Albuquerque, NM, with surrounding areas in Rio Rancho or Los Lunas, is home to ABQ - Karate, a Martial Arts facility focusing on programs in Kids Martial Arts, Kickboxing, Adult Martial Arts, Birthday Parties, and After School.