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Arizona ia located in the Rocky Mountains region of the southwestern United States. Arizona's total area of Arizona is 114,000 square miles. Arizona ranks sixth in size among the 50 states. Arizona is a state of extreme beauty and a wide range of land formations. The Colorado Plateau, which resides in the northern region of Arizona, is an arid upland area characterized by deep canyons, most notably the Grand Canyon. Also within this region is the Painted Desert and the Petrified Forest. Also this region contains Humphreys Peak, the highest point in the state, at 12,633 ft

Entered the Union: February 14, 1912 (48th State)

Arizona Capital City: Phoenix

Lagest Cities in Arizona: Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Tempe, Peoria, Surprise, Yuma

Bordering States: California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

Arizona 2013 Population (Estimate): 6,626,624

Arizona 2010 Population (Estimate): 6,392,015

Origin of State Name: Pima or Papago Indian word arizonac, meaning "place of small springs"

State Motto: Ditat Deus (God enriches)

Arizona Nickname: The Grand Canyon State

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