Arizona

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State of Arizona
Flag of Arizona [[File:|85px|alt|State seal of Arizona]]
Flag Èdìdí
Ìlàjẹ́: The Grand Canyon State;
The Copper State
Motto(s): Ditat Deus
Map of the United States with Arizona highlighted
Èdè oníibiṣẹ́ English
Spoken language(s) English 74.1%,
Spanish 19.5%,
Navajo 1.9%
Orúkọaráàlú Arizonan, Arizonian[1]
Olúìlú Phoenix
Ìlú atóbijùlọ Phoenix
Largest metro area Phoenix Metropolitan Area
Àlà  Ipò 6th ní U.S.
 - Total 113,998 sq mi
(295,254 km2)
 - Width 310 miles (500 km)
 - Length 400 miles (645 km)
 - % water 0.32
 - Latitude 31° 20′ N to 37° N
 - Longitude 109° 3′ W to 114° 49′ W
Iyeèrò  Ipò 14th ní U.S.
 - Total 6,500,180 (2008 est.)[2]
Density 55.8/sq mi  (21.54/km2)
Ranked 33rd in the U.S.
Elevation  
 - Highest point Humphreys Peak[3]
12,637 ft (3,851 m)
 - Mean 4,100 ft  (1,250 m)
 - Lowest point Colorado River[3]
70 ft (22 m)
Admission to Union  February 14, 1912 (48th)
Gómìnà Jan Brewer (R)
Ìgbákejì Gómìnà None[4]
Legislature {{{Legislature}}}
 - Upper house {{{Upperhouse}}}
 - Lower house {{{Lowerhouse}}}
U.S. Senators John McCain (R)
Jon Kyl (R)
U.S. House delegation 5 Democrats, 3 Republicans (list)
Time zones  
 - Most of State Mountain: UTC-7
 - Navajo Nation Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Abbreviations AZ Ariz. US-AZ
Website az.gov
Arizona State Symbols
Flag of Arizona.svg
The flag of Arizona.

Animate insignia
Amphibian Arizona Tree Frog
Bird Cactus Wren
Butterfly Two-tailed Swallowtail
Fish Apache trout
Flower Saguaro Cactus blossom
Mammal Ring-tailed Cat
Reptile Arizona Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake
Tree Palo verde

Inanimate insignia
Colors Blue, Old Gold
Fossil Petrified wood
Gemstone Turquoise
Mineral Fire Agate
Rock Petrified wood
Ship(s) USS Arizona
Slogan(s) The Grand Canyon State
Soil Casa Grande
Song(s) Arizona, Arizona March Song

Route marker(s)
Arizona Route Marker

State Quarter
Quarter of Arizona
Released in 2008

Lists of United States state insignia
Arizona County map.jpg


Itokasi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  1. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arizona
  2. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/popest/states/tables/NST-EST2008-01.csv. Retrieved 2009-02-05. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". U.S Geological Survey. April 29, 2005. http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html#Highest. Retrieved November 3 2006. 
  4. In the event of a vacancy in the office of Governor, the Secretary of State of Arizona is first in line for succession, unless not elected to the office (as with the current Secretary of State). See also: [1]