Arkansas

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State of Arkansas
Banner o Arkansas State seal o Arkansas
Flag Great Seal
Nickname(s): The Natural State (current)
The Land of Opportunity (former)
Motto(s): Regnat populus (Latin: The Fowk Rule)
State sang(s): "Arkansas", "Arkansas (You Run Deep in Me)", "Oh, Arkansas" an "The Arkansas Traveler"
Cairt o the United States wi Arkansas heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Inglis
Demonym Arkansan
Arkansawyer
Arkanite
[1]
Caipital Little Rock
Lairgest ceety capital
Lairgest metro Little Rock Metropolitan Area
Aurie Ranked 29t
 • Tot 53,179 sq mi
(137,733 km2)
 • Width 239 miles (385 km)
 • Lenth 261 miles (420 km)
 • % watter 2.09
 • Latitude 33° 00′ N tae 36° 30′ N
 • Longitude 89° 39′ W tae 94° 37′ W
Population Ranked 33rd
 • Tot 2,978,204 (2015 est)[2]
 • Density 56.4/sq mi  (21.8/km2)
Ranked 34t
 • Median hoosehauld income $40,531 (48t)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Magazine Mountain[3][4][lower-alpha 1][lower-alpha 2]
2,753 ft (839 m)
 • Mean 650 ft  (200 m)
 • Lawest pynt Ouachita River at Louisiana border[4][lower-alpha 1]
55 ft (17 m)
Afore statehuid Arkansas Territory
Admission to Union 15 Juin 1836 (25t)
Govrenor Asa Hutchinson (R)
Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin (R)
Legislatur General Assembly
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R)
Tom Cotton (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 4 Republicans (leet)
Time zone Central: UTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-AR
Abbreviations AR, Ark.
Wabsteid www.arkansas.gov

Arkansas (Listeni/ˈɑrkənsɔː/) is a state locatit in the Soothren region o the Unitit States.[7][8]

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  1. Blevins 2009, p. 2.
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  3. "Mag". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=FG1888. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  5. "Magazine Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 2, 2013. 
  6. "Signal Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 2, 2013. 
  7. Jones, Daniel (1997) English Pronouncing Dictionary, 15th ed. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-45272-4.
  8. "Census Regions and Divisions of the United States" (PDF). Geography Division, United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 23, 2012. 

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