Tucson, Arizona

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Tucson, Arizona
Ceety
Frae upper left: Dountoun Tucson Skyline, Pima Coonty Coorthoose, Auld Main, Varsity o Arizona, Saguaro Naitional Pairk, St. Augustine Cathedral, Santa Catalina Muntains

Flag
Nickname(s): The Auld Pueblo, Optics Valley
Location in Pima Coonty an the state o Arizona
Tucson, Arizona is located in United States
Tucson, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 32°13′18″N 110°55′35″W / 32.22167°N 110.92639°W / 32.22167; -110.92639
Country United States
State Arizona
Coonty Pima
Government
 • Type Cooncil-manager govrenment
 • Mayor Jonathan Rothschild (D)
Area
 • Ceety 588.0 km2 (227.0 sq mi)
 • Land 587.2 km2 (226.7 sq mi)
 • Water 0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 728 m (2,389 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Ceety 524,295 (33rd)
 • Density 1,078.8/km2 (2,793.6/sq mi)
 • Urban 843,168 (52nt)
 • Metro 992,394 (53rd)
 • Demonym Tucsonan
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) no DST (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 85701-85775
Aurie code 520
FIPS code 04-77000
Website www.tucsonaz.gov
1 Urban = 2010 Census

Tucson (/ˈtsɒn/ TOO-son) is a ceety in an the coonty seat o Pima Coonty, Arizona, Unitit States,[1] an home tae the Varsity o Arizona. The 2010 Unitit States Census puts the ceety's population at 520,116,[2] while the 2012 estimatit population o the entire Tucson metropolitan aurie wis 992,394.[3] The Tucson MSA furms pairt o the lairger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical aurie, wi a tot population o 980,263 as o the 2010 Census. Tucson is the seicont-lairgest populatit ceety in Arizona behind Phoenix, which baith anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The ceety is [1] locatit 108 miles (174 km) sootheast o Phoenix an 60 mi (97 km) north o the U.S.-Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd lairgest ceety an the 52nt lairgest metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design an manufacture o optics an optoelectronics seestems, earnin Tucson the nickname Optics Valley.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tucson haes aicht sister ceeties, as designate bi Sister Cities International: [4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. "Fact Finder". U.S. Census. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  3. http://www.census.gov/popest/data/metro/totals/2012/tables/CBSA-EST2012-01.csv
  4. "Tucson Sister Cities". Interactive City Directory. Sister Cities International. Retrieved 4 September 2013.