Wednesday, September 7, 2011

All About Arizona

This post is for our 50 State postcard exchange group. However, if you are just stopping by feel free to read about our beautiful state of Arizona!

State Capital: Phoenix
State Flower: Saguaro
State Bird: Cactus Wren
State Tree: Palo Verde
State Song: Arizona
Motto: Ditat Deus (God Enriches)
Nickname: The Grand Canyon State
Date entered the Union: February 14, 1912 (48th State)
Size: 113,909 square miles (6th largest)
Highest Elevation: Humphrey's Peak (12,633 ft.)
Lowest Elevation: River in Yuma County (70 ft.)
Major Industries: Manufacturing, Agriculture, Copper
NFL: Cardinals
MLB: Diamondbacks
NHL: Coyotes

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing with NOBH - I was able to drive through your state 11 years ago!


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