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The State of Arizona is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. The capital and largest city is Phoenix. The second largest city is Tucson, followed in size by the four Phoenix metropolitan area cities of Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, and Scottsdale.

Arizona Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Arizona is noted for its desert climate, exceptionally hot summers, and mild winters, but the high country in the north features pine forests and mountain ranges with cooler weather than the lower deserts. Arizona has had more female governors than any other U.S. state. Arizona has featured a continuous string of dancing and performing groups of many ethnicities. The state is a recognized center of Native American art, with a number of galleries such as the Heard Museum showcasing historical and contemporary works. Besides being home to spring training, Arizona is also home to two other baseball leagues, Arizona Fall League and Arizona Winter League. The Arizona Winter League, founded in 2007, is a professional baseball league of four teams for the independent Golden Baseball League.

Arizona Demographics

Arizona State total population - 5,130,632
Arizona State male population - 2,561,057
Arizona State female population - 2,569,575
Arizona State white population - 3,873,611
Arizona State black population - 158,873
Arizona State black or African American population - 185,599
Arizona State American Indian and Alaska Native - 292,552
Arizona State Asian population - 118,672
Arizona State Hispanic or Latino population - 1,295,617

Arizona School Information

Public schools in Arizona are separated into about 220 local school districts which operate independently, but are governed in most cases by elected county school superintendents; these are in turn overseen by the Arizona State Board of Education. Arizona is served by three public universities: The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona University. These schools are governed by the Arizona Board of Regents.

Arizona State Symbols

Arizona State nickname - Grand Canyon State
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Arizona state flag
Arizona state Animal
Arizona state Animal
Ring-tailed cat
Arizona state Fish
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Arizona state Flower
Arizona state Flower
Saguaro cactus blossom
Arizona state  Dance
Arizona state Dance
Square dance
Arizona state  Motto
Arizona state Motto
God enriches
Arizona state  Song
Arizona state Song
Arizona March Song
Arizona state Tree
Arizona state Tree
''Palo Verde''
Arizona state  Soil
Arizona state Soil
Casa Grande
Arizona state  Reptile
Arizona state Reptile
Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake
Arizona state  Fossil
Arizona state Fossil
Petrified Wood
Arizona state  Bird
Arizona state Bird
Cactus wren
Arizona state Slogan
Arizona state Slogan
The Grand Canyon State
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Arizona state Insect
Two-Tailed Swallowtail

Arizona History

The first Native Americans arrived in Arizona between 16000BC and 10,000 BCE, while the history of Arizona as recorded by Europeans began when Marcos de Niza, a Franciscan, explored the area in 1539. In 1846 it saw the arrival of the United States Army during the Mexican War and suffered the convulsions of the Apache Wars that lasted for forty years (1846-1886). Arizona was admitted into the Union officially becoming a U.S. state on February 14, 1912.

Arizona Tourist Information

In Arizona have number of tourists spots. Arizona State Parks protects and preserves 30 State Parks and Natural Areas. Arizona State Parks manages 8 of the top 25 most visited natural attractions in Arizona. Based in Flagstaff, Arizona, Canyoneers, Inc. is the oldest river company offering fully outfitted and guided whitewater rafting trips on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon. Travel Arizona and check out exciting international attractions such as the Pima Air and Space Museum or Arizona tourist attractions like Tombstone Arizona or the Grand Canyon Railroad.

Arizona Transportation

The Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas are served by public bus transit systems. Yuma and Flagstaff also have public bus systems. Greyhound Lines serves Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma, and several smaller communities statewide. A light rail system called Valley Metro Rail has recently been completed in Phoenix. It is connected Central Phoenix with the nearby cities of Mesa and Tempe. As of 2012 phoenix Sky Harbor is the 7th elaborated airport in the world in terms of aircraft activities.

Arizona Taxes

Arizona State Tax Rate Range Low 2.59 %- High 4.54%
Arizona State Tax Income Brackets Lowest 10,000 (b) - Highest 150,000 (b)
Arizona State Personal Exemptions Single -2,100, Married - 4,200, Dependents - 2,300
Arizona State Sales Tax Rate on Food 5.6%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
Arizona State Total Tax on Gasoline 18%, on Diesel Fuel 18%
Arizona State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 200($ per pack)
Arizona State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.16($ per gallon)
Arizona State Wine Excise Tax Rate $1.84($ per gallon)

Arizona Universities

Prescott College - 1,053 students
Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus - 51,234 students
University of Arizona - 36,805 students
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott - 1,719 students
Northern Arizona University - 20,555 students
Arizona State University at the West Campus - 8,211 students
International Baptist College - 83 students
Collins College - 1,287 students
Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus - 6,545 students
The Bryman School-East - 215 students

Arizona Religions

Roman Catholic - 25%
Evangelical Christian - 23%
Non-Religious / Unaffiliated - 22%
Mainline Protestant - 15%
Latter-Day Saint / Mormon - 4%
Judaism - 1%
Others - 11%

Arizona Counties

Apache County, Arizona - Population 69,980
Cochise County, Arizona - Population 127,866
Coconino County, Arizona - Population 127,450
Gila County, Arizona - Population 51,994
Graham County, Arizona - Population 34,769
Greenlee County, Arizona - Population 7,754
La Paz County, Arizona - Population 20,172
Maricopa County, Arizona - Population 3,990,181
Mohave County, Arizona - Population 194,944
Navajo County, Arizona - Population 111,273
Pima County, Arizona - Population 1,003,235
Pinal County, Arizona - Population 324,962
Santa Cruz County, Arizona - Population 42,845
Yavapai County, Arizona - Population 212,635
Yuma County, Arizona - Population 190,557

Arizona Government

The state capital of Arizona is Phoenix. Phoenix became the official state capital with Arizona's admission to the union in 1912. The House of Representatives and Senate buildings were dedicated in 1960, and an Executive Office Building was dedicated in 1974. In 2012 majority party is the Republican Party, which has held power in both houses since 1993. Arizona is one of eight states that do not have a specified lieutenant governor. All elected officials hold a term of four years, and are limited to two consecutive terms.

Arizona Economy

Arizona is one of the economic centers in United States. It makes most of their income through service industries. Arizona's major economic sectors are tourism, transportation, agriculture and manufactures. Main agricultural crops are cotton, lettuce, cauliflowers, broccoli, and sorghum. State's economy consumes publicized forte in the key areas of retail sales, employment and housing. Foreclosures released intensely in the last year. Manufacturers increase worth to raw products by producing manufactured items. For example, cotton cloth grows into more prized than a boll of cotton concluded manufacturing processes. Initial rights for unemployment insurance scaled as normal from December to January. The state government is Arizona State's major employer, though Wal-Mart is the state's main private employer, with 17,343 employees in the year of 2008. The state's government offered services, such as public schools, public hospitals, military formations and Indian hesitations are significant as well.

Arizona State Parks

Grand Canyon National Park - Grand Canyon, AZ: The fee for an individual entering by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or non-commercial group is $12.00 per person. Petrified Forest National Park - Petrified Forest National Park, AZ: Saguaro National Park - Tucson, AZ: Entrance fees are charged to enter either district of Saguaro National Park. $10.00 for any privately owned vehicle or motorcycle (receipt valid for 7 days), $5.00 for any individual on foot or bicycle (receipt valid for 7 days). Tumacacori National Historical Park - Tumacacori, AZ: The entrance fee is $3.00 per person age 16 or older, and is valid for seven days.