Arizona

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Arizona Location In The US
 Arizona State Map


Geography & Demographics:

State Abbreviation: AZ

State Capital: Phoenix

State Size Total (Land + Water): 113,998 sq miles; Land Only: 113,635 sq miles

Number of Counties 15

Time Zone Mountain Time Zone
Bordering States California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

Highest Point Humphreys Peak, 12,637 feet

National Parks Grand Canyon National Park
Petrified Forest National Park
Saguaro National Park

State Population (2020) 7,151,502
State Population Density 62.9 people / square mile

Area Codes 480, 520, 602, 623, 928

Top 5 Cities (2020 population) Phoenix (1,708,127)
Tucson (553,571)
Mesa (528,159)
Chandler (265,398)
Scottsdale (262,647)

Government & Legislature
Statehood February 14, 1912
Electoral Votes 11

State Flag Arizona State Flag

State Symbols
State Amphibian Arizona tree frog
State Bird Cactus Wren
State Butterfly Two-tailed swallowtail
State Colors Blue and gold
State Fish Apache trout
State Flower Saguaro cactus blossom
State Fossil Petrified wood
State Gemstone Turquoise
State Mammal Ringtail
State Motto Ditat Deus (God enriches)
State Neckware Bola tie
State Nickname The Grand Canyon State
State Reptile Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake
State Tree Palo Verde