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Gallina, New Mexico
|• Total||4.509 sq mi (11.68 km2)|
|• Land||4.505 sq mi (11.67 km2)|
|• Water||0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||7,585 ft (2,312 m)|
|• Density||63.43/sq mi (24.49/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||923601|
Gallina is a census-designated place in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 286 as of the 2010 census. Gallina has a post office with ZIP code 87017. New Mexico State Road 96 passes through the community.
Gallina is derived from the Spanish word gallina, meaning "hen", and used figuratively to denote a coward.
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