Monday, November 26, 2018

November - Week 48 - Arizona - Grand Canyon State

48 Arizona
Date admitted to the US – February 14, 1912
Postal abbreviation – AZ
Capital – Phoenix
Area – 113,593.91 [6th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 6,392,017 [16th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 56.3 [33rd largest in the US]
Area codes – 480, 520, 602, 623, 928
Zip codes – 85001 – 86556
Number of counties – 15
State nickname –  Grand Canyon State
State motto – "Ditat Deus," God Enriches  

State Flag of Arizona
Fun facts
-Most of Arizona observes Mountain Standard Time on a year round basis. The Navajo Nation, located in the northeast corner of the state, observes the daylight savings time change.
-The age of a saguaro cactus is determined by its height.
-At one time camels were used to transport goods across Arizona. 

Law Schools
-University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law 
-Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Military facts 
Military Bases

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