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Arizona State Facts


Arizona Slogan: “The Grand Canyon State”. Arizona achieved statehood in 1912 as the 48th State. Arizona is the 6th largest state in the country covering 113,956 square miles and has a population of over 6 million and is growing fast.

The Capital of Arizona is Phoenix and the state colors are Blue and Gold. The State Motto is: “Ditat Deus” which means: God Enriches.

The Arizona State Bird is the Cactus Wren and the State Flower of Arizona is the Saguaro Cactus Flower. The Arizona State Tree is the Palo Verde Tree and the State Mammal is the Ringtail.

Our State Butterfly is the Two-tailed Swallowtail and our Arizona State fish is the Apache Trout. The Arizona State Gemstone is Turquoise & the State Fossil is Petrified Wood.

The Arizona State Reptile is the Arizona Ridgednosed Rattlesnake and the State Amphibian is the Arizona Tree Frog.

And believe it or not Arizona actually has an official State Neckwear which is the Bolo Tie.

So there you have it, everything you ever wanted to know about all the Arizona State Birds, Flowers, Critters and more. You can now be the hit of the party at as you express your profound knowledge of Arizona Facts!

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