'Interesting' is one significant word that aptly describes this state, as it is a confluence of several cultures, geographical segments and social factions. Apart from this, Arizona also has a fascinating history related to the natives like Apache and Hopis, stretching right up to the hunts for the Cíbola, treasure troves and the legendary cities of gold.
• Capital: Phoenix
• State Amphibian: Arizona Tree Frog
• State Butterfly: Two-tailed Swallowtail
• State Bird: Cactus Wren
• State Mammal: Ringtail
• State Fish: Apache Trout
• State Reptile: Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake
• State Tree: Palo Verde
• State Fossil: Petrified Wood
• State Flower: Saguaro Cactus Flower
• State Neck wear: Bolo Tie
• State Gemstone: Turquoise
• State Song: 'Arizona March Song'
• Demonym: Arizonan
• State Colors: Federal Blue, Old Gold
• Grand Canyon
• Grand Canyon Caverns
• Petrified Forest/Painted Desert
• Monument Valley
• Salt River Canyon
• Saguaro National Park
• Picacho Peak State Park
• Sunset Crater
• Sedona Oak Creek Canyon
• Superstition Mountains
• Chiricahua National Monument
• Colorado River/Lake Powell
• Havasu Canyon
• Meteor Crater
He was followed by Spanish Conquistador Francisco Vásquez de Coronado in 1540, who was hunting for Cibola, seven mythological cities of gold.
After the discovery of gold and silver in the region, the Spanish founded and consolidated Spanish Arizona as their Northern frontier in the 18th century.
✦ What do the 13 stripes on the Arizona flag represent?
✦ The 1881, legendary gunfight at O.K. Corral lasted for how long?
✦ The library at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona is home to the world's largest to-scale collection of miniature airplane models. True or False.
✦ The best-preserved meteor crater in the world is located near Phoenix, Arizona. True or False.
✦ The Navajo Nation Zoological and Botanical Park is the only tribally-owned zoological park in the USA. True or False.
✦ Arizona is not the only State in the nation that elects a Mine Inspector. True or False.
✦ Name the spot in USA where a person can stand in the four states of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah at the same time.
✦ Whom did the Arizona Diamondbacks defeat to win the World Series in 2001?