Albuquerque was a part of the Imperial Spanish viceroyalty of New Spain and Mexico before it became a part of the United States of America. The total area of New Mexico is 121,665 square miles. Many Hispanics reside in this state. A large number of Native Americans of the Pueblo and the Navajo peoples live in New Mexico. It is one of the most sparsely populated states of the country. Extra Space Storage has over ten storage properties in this state. Nine of these are in Albuquerque, the largest city. Those who need storage space in the northern part of the state, may choose from the three storage facilities of Extra Space Storage in Santa Fe.