Arizona is one of the most prominent states in the United States (USA). Here are some facts about it...
Arizona was not an independent state before 1912. It was initially a part of Mexico until the US conquered almost half of Mexico's territory following the Mexican-American War.
Phoenix is the state capital of Arizona and the fifth-largest city in the United States with a population of more than 1.75 million people.
The Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is one of the most visited national parks in the United States. It has a number of iconic places to visit.
Arizona is nicknamed the "Copper State” as mining was a significant aspect of the state's economy in the nineteenth century due to vast copper reserves.
There are several opportunities to see animals in various parts of Arizona because it has a vast number of wildlife refugees and a protected wilderness.
Snowfall occurs in Arizona. Although it is usually under 5 inches of snow annually, Arizona still receives snowfall in significant parts.
Arizona boasts one of the best-preserved meteor craters in the world. It is believed that the Barringer Meteor Crater formed 50000 years ago.
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