Arizona State of America

Arizona, 48th State
“Ditat Deus”
(God enriches)
  • Name (Aztec’s): “arizuma”; “silver-bearing” or (Pima Indian)  “arizonac”; place of the small spring”.
  • Governor: Doug Ducey (Republican)
  • Capital: Phoenix
  • Population:  7,378,494(2020), (16th-most populous)
  • Location: United States is located in the southwestern quadrant of the conterminous states.
  • North: Utah.
  • East: New Mexico,
  • South: Mexican state of Sonora,
  • West:  California
  • Northwest: Nevada
  • Area: 295,253 km2/113,998 mi2 ,6th by rank
  • Postal abbreviation: AZ
  • Admitted to Union: February 14, 1912
  • Official language: English

 

1.        State’s Symbols

 

  • State tree: Palo Verde
  • State flower: Saguaro Cactus Blossom
  • State nut: none
  • State Fish: Apache Trout
  • State Amphibian: Arizona Tree Frog
  • State Reptile: Arizona Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake
  • State Bird: Cactus Wren
  • State Butterfly: Two-tailed Swallowtail Butterfly
  • State Game Bird: none
  • State Mammal: Ringtail
  • State Dog: Chihuahua (unofficial)
  • State Land Mammal: Ringtail
  • State Marine Mammal: none
  • State Horse: Colonial Spanish Horse
  • State Insect: European honey bee
  • State Fossil: Petrified Wood
  • State Rock: none
  • State Gemstone: Turquoise
  • State mineral: Wulfenite
  • State metal: Copper
  • State Songs: Arizona March Song, Arizona
  • State Sport: Basketball
  • State Holiday: N/A
  • State Neckwear: Bola Tie
  • State Firearm: Colt Single Action Army Revolver
  • State Tartan: Arizona District Tartan
2.       Geography Facts

 

  • Land: 295,232 km(113,990 mi2)
  • Water: 245,383 km(94,743mi2)
  • Coastline: none
  • Shoreline: N/A
  • State Forests:  6
  • State Parks: 23
  • National Parks: 3
  • Water: 3%
  • Largest city (by area): Phoenix(833.64 km²)
  • Largest city (by population):Phoenix (1,703,078 people)
  • Lowest point: Arizona, 70 feet, 26th lowest
  • Highest point: Humphreys Peak; 12,633 feet, ( 3,851 m), 12th tallest

 

3.         Facts about Alabama

 

  • Arizona’s the Sonoran Desert is the only place on planet earth where the iconic saguaro cactus grows
  • one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World; The Grand Canyon National Park, and the only one located within the United States.
  • The Arizona trout is found only in Arizona.
  • Nickname: Grand Canyon State
  • The Arizona Trail is 800 miles long and is dedicated to hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.
  • Two of the top-ranked waterfalls in the United States are located in Arizona 1) Grand Falls and 2) Havasu Falls.
  • Major industries: aerospace, electronics and semiconductor manufacturing, tourism.
  • Famous for: Monument Valley, Painted Desert, Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Hoover Dam, London Bridge.
  • Area codes: 480, 520, 602, 623, 928

 

4.        Natural Resources

 

  • Beef cattle
  • Dairy products
  • Hay
  • Barley
  • Wheat
  • Fruits
  • Melons
  • Lemons
  • Tangerines
  • Cantaloupes
  • Cotton
  • Vegetables
  • Potatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Copper
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Molybdenum
  • Gravel
  • Coal
  • Sand
  • Crushed stone

 

5.        Mountains

              Best Mountains for Visit

  • Superstition Mountains
  • Camelback Mountain
  • Humphrey’s Peak
  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park
  • Mount Lemmon
  • Piestewa Peak
  • San Francisco Peaks
  • Picacho Peak State Park
  • San Tan Mountain Regional Park
  • Hole in the Rock
  • A Mountain (Sentinel Peak)
  • Santa Catalina Mountains

 

6.       Divisions
  • 15 Counties
  • 46 cities
  • 45 towns

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