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  Nickname: Grand Canyon State

Statehood: February 14, 1912

Square Miles In Area: 115,006 Sq/Mi

Arizona State Bird: Cactus Wren

Arizona State Tree: Palo Verde

Arizona Colors: Blue, Gold

State Fossil: Petrified Wood

Arizona State Song: Arizona March Song

Capital City: Phoenix

Population: 5,456,453

Arizona State Flower: Saguaro Cactus Blossom

Major Rivers: Salt, Verde, Gila, Colorado

Major Lakes: Mead, Powell, Havasu, Roosevelt, Lake Pleasant, Saguaro, Canyon, San Carlos, Mohave

Highest Point: Humphries Peak, Flagstaff Arizona

Colleges: Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, University of Phoenix

Arizona Flag Picture

The lower half of the flag is a blue field and the upper half divided into thirteen equal segments, seven red and six light yellow. In the center of the flag is a copper colored star with 5 points. The red and the blue are the same shades as the flag of the United States of America, and it measures four feet high and six feet wide. The copper star represents Arizona as the largest producer of copper in the United States.

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