Postal abbreviation – AR
Capital – Little Rock
Area – 53,178.62 [29th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 2,915,918 [32nd largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 56 [35th largest in the US]
Area codes – 501, 870
Zip codes – 71601 - 72959
Number of counties – 75
State nickname – The Natural State
State motto – "Regnat populus" - The people rule
|State Flag of Arkansas|
-The World's Championship Duck Calling Contest is held annually in Stuttgart.
-Sam Walton founded his Wal-Mart stores in Bentonville.
-Pine Bluff is known as the world center of archery bow production.
-47 hot springs flow from the southwestern slope of Hot Springs Mountain, at an average temperature of 143 F.
-The Ozark National Forest covers more than one million acres.
-University of Arkansas School of Law
-University of Arkansas at Little Rock