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Arizona State Information

Arizona or the “Grand Canyon State” as it is commonly known became the 48th state on Feb 14 1912. Arizona is the home of the Grand Canyon National Park.

The state is also known as the “copper state” due to the large deposits of copper and other minerals found in the state. Arizona's most abundant mineral is copper.

Origin of state’s name: The states name owes it origin to the Indian word for “place of small spring”

Population: The state has a population in excess of 5 million people based on the last census in 2000.

Capital city:

Phoenix is the state capital and the state is bordered by California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah. Phoenix came to be originally as a hay camp to supply Camp McDowell.

Economy: Agriculture and industry drive the economy. Agriculture includes cotton growing, cattle, dairy and nursery stock. The main industries include mining especially copper and other minerals, food processing, heavy equipment manufacture, tourism, printing and publishing

Driving

Driver’s license information, applications, testing requirements, driver’s manuals and testing locations can all be found on the website of the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) which is a division of the Arizona Department of Transportation.   

http://www.dot.state.az.us/MVD/mvd.htm

State Song: The state song is “Arizona” and signs the praises of this great state.

State Flower: The state flower is the Saguaro cactus which is the largest cactus in the U.S. The flower is unusual in that it has a waxy coat and only opens at night and closes in the daytime.

State Bird: The state bird is the Cactus Wren which likes to build more than one next as decoys to predators but only lives in one.

State Motto: The state motto is “God enriches”

Natural Wonders: Arizona is a state rich in natural wonders including, the Grand Canyon, The Petrified Forest/ Painted Desert and the Colorado River.

 Arizona - Interesting Facts

  • A person from Arizona is called an Arizonan.
  • Arizona, among all the states, has the largest percentage of its land set aside and designated as Indian lands.
  • The original London Bridge was shipped stone-by-stone and reconstructed in Lake Havasu City.
  • Petrified wood is the official state fossil. Most petrified wood comes from the Petrified Forest in northeastern Arizona.
  • Arizona leads the nation in copper production.
  • Four Corners is noted as the spot in the United States where a person can stand in four states at the same time.
  • The Hopi Indians of Arizona are noted for growing their multicolored corn.
  • Grand Canyon's Flaming Gorge got its name for its blazing red and orange colored, twelve-hundred-foot-high walls.
  • Grand Canyon's Marble Canyon got its name from its thousand-foot-thick seam of marble and for its walls eroded to a polished glass finish.

Arizona – Famous People

Many famous people were born and raised in Arizona and many famous people call Arizona their home today. This includes actors, athletes, authors, politicians and entertainers. These includeLynda Carter the actress AKA wonder woman who is from Phoenix and the great jazz musician and composer Charles Mingus Nogales. Linda Ronstadt the well known and brilliant singer hails from Tucson and Louie Espinoza Arizona's first world champion boxer is from Chandler and his fellow world champion boxer hails from Phoenix.

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