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If you’ve ever visited the hoover dam the Colorado River and Lake Mead, you know that the Arizona territory is one of a kind. From sightseeing the beautiful cactus wren, to learning about all the Native American tribes, enjoying the large mountain ranges and even admiring mountain lions, this state has a lot to offer.
Let’s learn all about Arizona, the state where the sun shines for a long, long time. Here we go!
12 fun Arizona facts
- Arizona became the 48th state of the United States on February 14,1912, making it the last of the contiguous states to join the Union.
- Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and the fifth largest city in the United States, with more than 1.4 million people.
- Arizona has a total land area of 113,998 square miles, making it the sixth largest city in the country.
- The Grand Canyon State is one of the nicknames for Arizona, inspired by the magnificent Grand Canyon national park since most of the canyon is within the state.
- The London Bridge, which originally spanned the River Thames in London, England, was dismantled and relocated to Lake Havasu City, Arizona, in 1968.
- The Gila Monster, a venomous lizard species, is native to the Sonoran Desert and can be found in parts of Arizona; it is the largest lizard species in the country!
- The state of Arizona is home to the Sonoran Desert, known for its diverse ecosystem, including the iconic saguaro cactus, the largest cactus in the country. Arizona is the only state in the U.S. that contains four separate desert regions, each with its own environment, flora, and fauna.
- There are 22 national parks and national monuments in the state, like Chiricahua, Casa Grande ruins, Petrified Forest National Park, and Saguaro National Park.
- Arizona used to be a part of Mexico until the Mexican-American War, which resulted in the acquisition of what is now Arizona and other territories by the United States.
- 50,000 years ago, an iron asteroid smashed into northern Arizona, leaving a 560 ft deep meteor crater that you can visit.
- 13 different species of rattlesnakes call Arizona home, which is the only place in the Americas where you can find so many species.
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Arizona Facts coloring pages are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
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