Arizona State

Quick Facts

 Capital CityPhoenix
Population (2020)6626424
Admission to StatehoodFebruary 14 1912
State MottoDiate Deus
State NicknameThe Grand Canyon State
Origin of State Name “good oak” or the Spanish word Arizonac
Area Codes480 520 602 623 928
Zip CodesArizona Zip Codes

State Symbols

Arizone Quarter
Arizona Flag
Arizona Bird
Arizone Tree
Arizona Flower

Bird: Cactus Wren

Flag: The 13 red and gold rays on the top half of the Arizona flag represent the 13 original colonies of the Union and the setting sun in the west. Coronado brought red and yellow flags with him to Arizona in 1540. The colours of the rays are based on those flags.

 FlowerSaguaro Cactus Blossom
SoilCasa Grande
Song:“Arizona” Song by Margaret R. Clifford.   
Music byMaurice Blumenthal
TreeYellow Palo Verde (Parkinsonia microphylla)
QuarterGrand Canyon


Area114006 sq.mi (295274 6th
Land 113642 sq.mi. (294332 6th
Water 364 sq.mi. (943 48th
Largest Cities  Phoenix | Tucson | Glendale | Scottsdale | Gilbert
Border StatesCalifornia | Nevada | New Mexico | Utah | List of US Regions
Highest PointHumphreys Peak ; 12 633 feet ( 3851 m) tallest
Lowest Point  70 feet above sea level (Colorado River)26th lowest
Geographic Center Yavapai 55 miles eastsouth east of Prescott

National Parks:

Canyon De Chelly National Monument
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Grand Canyon National Park
Petrified Forest National Park
Pipe Spring National Monument
Chiricahua National Monument
Tuzigoot National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monume
Hohokam Pima National Monument (closed to the public)
Hubbel Trading Post National Historic Site
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Coronado National Memorial
Saguaro National Park
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Tonto National Monument
Wupatki National Monument
Arizona National Monuments
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Navajo National Monument
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Parashant National Monument
Tumacacori National Historical Park


Absolute Center: 34°18.5’N / 111°47.6’W
Relative Center: Yavapai, 55 miles east southeast of Prescott.

State Government:

Governor: Douglas Anthony Ducey Jr. (R) Since 2015
Constitution: Arizona’s Constitution , 48th State
Senators: Mark Kelly (D) Kyrsten Sinema (D)
Representatives: Congress and House
Electoral College Votes: 11 Votes


Agriculture: dairy products, lettuce, nursery stock, hay, Cattle, cotton .

Industry: Copper and other mining, machinery, printing and publishing, electronics, transportation equipment, electric equipment, , food processing, , tourism.

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