Facts about the state of Arizona

State Flag :

State flower :

Saguaro Cactus Blossom

State Bird :

Arizona's Cactus Wren

State Tree :



State Motto :

Ditat Deus. God Enriches

  • Arizona was the last of the 48 adjoining continental states to enter the Union.
  • The name of the state is derived from a Native American word (arizonac) believed to mean place of the small spring
  • Arizona is popularly known as the Grand Canyon State, after its most remarkable physical feature, the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River.
  • It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
  • The meteorite that hit (made) The Barringer crater in Arizona weighed more than 50,000 tons.
  • The Amount of concrete used in the building of the Hoover Dam is equl to that of paving a four foot wide footpath around the equator

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