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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.
 - 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
Painted Desert Inn, Petrified Forest National Park AZ.jpg

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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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2005 American Community Survey. Retrieved from the data of the MLA, 2010-07-13
  2. "Arizona – Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary". 2007-04-25. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  3. "2010 Census State Area Measurements and Internal Point Coordinates". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 14, 2012.
  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named PopEstUS
  5. "Frisco". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.