A homogenous, humble city in central New Mexico. Surrounded by burbs (Los Lunas, Rio Rancho) which makes the city span the length of the moon. The people live in their own world, a New Mexican reality. There's not a lot of diversity, families have been there for generations, which makes it a beautiful place for people rooted in their communities. There is a problem with drugs and gangs and lack of quality education, but overall there are a lot of charming qualities unlike any other city. It's authenticity stems from the unique cuisine, beautiful weather, incomparable accents, and 505 pride.
Albuquerque is not just balloons, chile, and the war zone. Get a life, appreciate the silver linings.
by Burquena March 22, 2013
A really crappy city whose only redeeming qualities are the nearby mountains and the airport to get you the hell out.

Known for both extremely poor and extremely rich neighborhoods.

The local news is horrible and, recently, bear attacks have pervaded the city's already horrible reputation.
want to watch a bunch of illegals who drive terribly complain about bears?
come to albuquerque.
by morejacob October 05, 2007
Albuquerque is the biggest city in New Mexico. Albuquerque is commonly refered to as Burque. It has probably one of the biggest economic gaps in the country. Most of the city is gang controled and the rest is gated communities. There is mostly just stupid hicks, retarded cholos, and psychotic indians in the valley, and rich boys from cali who live in forts in the foothills. Basically a smaller, shittier, version of LA with more meth and less coke. Burque has mountians to the east, mesa to the west, and a weak ass excuse for a river running through the middle. It has both the ignorance and stupidity of a small town and the violence, drugs, and racial tension of a big city.
Places in Albuquerque like Central and the South Valley are to be avioded if you are white and places like the foothills and Rio Rancho are to be avioded if you are anything other than white. A mexican or indian in Rio Rancho will be arrested or shot, and a white person in the South Valley or on central will be shot, mugged, and/or raped (unless said white person is trying to score some meth then they'll just be mugged and raped.).
by teo chavez May 04, 2008
complete crap town. home to the worst drivers, the worst burritos (unless you know where to get the good ones), and home to worthless filth who beg for money outside just about every store in the west side.

we have what we call "hell hour"... about 4:00pm, right before rush hour where the worst drivers manage to merge onto the freeways at once before congestion. crappy ass cars with wire wheels going 80mph about 4" apart. you are lucky if you dont seen an accident happen right in front of you, and gunfire as the result.
"dude, albuquerque is a peice of shit"

"yeah i know..."

"lets burn this fucker down"

by bigdickmike August 07, 2008
Albuquerque is a city in New Mexico, surrounded by mountains and drunk indians that try to raise buffalo, which are prime for paintballing. The state is perfect for Xtreme vandalism.
OMG DAYUM!!!11 I just melted that freakin port-o-let.
by McPoopy February 04, 2005
Shithole trying to be a real city. A place for Californians to buy up property and live in gated communities. Worst schools and drivers in USA! Major fat ass people! Ignorant, arrogant and corrupt.
Albuquerque is the tax dollar wasteland of America. A city that will never be anything but a beanhole in the world.
by Ina Binge November 20, 2006
Albuquerque is a small city in central northern New Mexico at the base of the Sandia mountain range. It is a dying town, with a fleeing tax base and its sole current source of financial support is Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia Labs. Travel by car through or to Albuquerque is not recommended, as auto repair shops will damage vehicles left overnight to drum up business. They will also tell you that you need mountain air and special mountain batteries for your vehicle. There is no reason on cross-country trips to consider crossing or stopping anywhere in New Mexico, particularly in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque is not a good place to settle down

There are no jobs or education or health care in Albuquerque
by Findler-man March 10, 2009

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