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Arizona State Information

Admission to Statehood February 14, 1912
Area 114006 square miles
Area Codes 480, 520, 602, 623, 928
Bird Cactus Wren

The 13 rays of red and gold on the top half represent both the 13 original colonies of the Union, and the rays of the Western setting sun. Red and gold were also the colors carried by Coronado's Spanish expedition in search of the Seven Cities of Cibola in 1540. The bottom half of the flag has the same Liberty blue as the United States flag. Since Arizona

The State of Arizona comprises the extreme south-western portion of the United States. It is bounded on the north by Utah, on the east by New Mexico, on the south by Mexico, and on the west by California and Nevada.

was the largest producer of copper in the nation, a copper star was placed in the flag's center.

Flower Saguaro Cactus Blossom
Governor Janet Napolitano (D)
Highest Point Humphrey's Peak 12,633 feet
Lowest Point Colorado River, 70 feet
Motto Ditat Deus (God Enriches)
Nickname The Grand Canyon State
Population 5,317,000 (2003)
Tree Palo Verde
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