State flower: Saguaro Cactus blossom

When it became a state: February 14, 1912

Capital: Pheonix

Nickname: The Grand Canyon State

Bird: Cactus Wren

Bordering states: Utah to the north, by New Mexico and Mexico to the east, to the south by the states of Sonora and Baja California (Mexico), and to the west by California and Nevada.


Population:6,626,624; Rank: 15 of 50

Professional sports teams: Arizona Cardinals (NFL) - Tempe

Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) - Phoenix

Arizona Rattlers (AFL) - Phoenix

Phoenix Coyotes (NHL) - Phoenix

Phoenix Mercury (WNBA) - Phoenix

Phoenix Suns (NBA) - Phoenix

Historical sites:Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Horseshoe Bend, Sharlot Hall Museum (Prescott), Phoenix zoo

Arizona has: Colorado plateau, containing the Grand Canyon; Mexican Highlands and Sonoran Deserts,Great Basin, Mojave, Chihuahuan,

Why did you pick Arizona: I picked this states because Arizona is very warm and there's always sunshine. In Arizona the wildlife is very neat and cool. There are also a lot of cactus's, on the mountains. I would also go to Arizona for the Grand Canyon to hike on.

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