Arizona

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State of Arizona
Banner o Arizona State seal o Arizona
Flag Seal
Elk-name(s): The Grand Canyon State;
The Copper State
Motto(s): Ditat Deus
Map o the Unitit States wi Arizona heichlichtit
Offeecial leid(s) Inglis
Spaken leid(s) English 72.58%[1]
Spanish 21.57%[1]
Navajo 1.54%[1]
Demonym Arizonan[2]
Caipital Phoenix
Lairgest ceety caipital
Lairgest metro aurie Phoenix Metropolitan Aurie
Aurie  Rankit 6t in the U.S.
 - Total 113,990[3] sq mi
(295,234 km2)
 - Width 310 miles (500 km)
 - Length 400 miles (645 km)
 - % watter 0.35
 - Latitude 31°  20′ North tae 37° North
 - Langitude 109°  03′ Wast tae 114°  49′ Wast
Population  Rankit 16t in the U.S.
 - Total 6,482,505 (2011 est)[4]
 - Densitie 57/sq mi  (22/km2)
Rankit 33rd in the U.S.
Elevation  
 - Heuchest point Humphreys Peak[5][6][7]
12,637 ft (3852 m)
 - Mean 4,100 ft  (1250 m)
 - Lawest point Colorado River at the Sonora border[6][7]
72 ft (22 m)
Admission tae Union  14 Februar 1912 (48t)
Govrenor Jan Brewer (R)
Secretary o State Ken Bennett (R)
Legislatur Arizona Legislature
 - Upper hoose Senate
 - Lawer hoose House of Representatives
U.S. Senators John McCain (R)
Jon Kyl (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation Five Republicans and three Democrats (leet)
Time zones  
 - Maist o state Mountain: UTC-7
 - Navajo Nation Muntain: UTC-7/-6
Abbreviations AZ Ariz. US-AZ
Wabsteid www.az.gov

Arizona is a state o the Unitit States o Americae locatit in the soothwastren region o the Unitit States. The caipital an lairgest ceety is Phoenix. The seicont lairgest ceety is Tucson, follaed in size bi the aicht Phoenix metropolitan aurie ceeties o Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Tempe, Peoria, Surprise an then bi Yuma in Yuma Coonty.

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