Arizona

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State of Arizona
Banner o Arizona State seal o Arizona
Flag Seal
Nickname(s): The Grand Canyon State;
The Copper State
Motto(s): Ditat Deus
Cairt o the United States wi Arizona heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Inglis
Spoken leids English 72.58%[1]
Spanish 21.57%[1]
Navajo 1.54%[1]
Demonym Arizonan[2]
Caipital
(an lairgest ceety)
Phoenix
Lairgest metro Phoenix Metropolitan Aurie
Aurie Ranked 6t
 • Tot 113,990[3] sq mi
(295,234 km2)
 • Width 310 miles (500 km)
 • Lenth 400 miles (645 km)
 • % watter 0.35
 • Latitude 31°  20′ North tae 37° North
 • Longitude 109°  03′ Wast tae 114°  49′ Wast
Population Ranked 16t
 • Tot 6,482,505 (2011 est)[4]
 • Density 57/sq mi  (22/km2)
Ranked 33rd
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Humphreys Peak[5][6][7]
12,637 ft (3852 m)
 • Mean 4,100 ft  (1250 m)
 • Lawest pynt Colorado River at the Sonora border[6][7]
72 ft (22 m)
Admission to 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
ISO 3166 US-AZ
Abbreviations AZ, Ariz.
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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Coordinates: 34°N 112°W / 34°N 112°W / 34; -112