terça-feira, 20 de setembro de 2011


Nickname(s): The Grand Canyon State
 is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the western United States and the mountain west. The capital and largest city is Phoenix. The second largest city isTucson, followed in size by eight Phoenix metropolitan area cities: Mesa, Glendale,Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Tempe, Peoria, Surprise and then by Yuma in Yuma County.
Arizona is the 48th state and last of the contiguous states admitted to the Union, achieving statehood on February 14, 1912. Arizona is noted for its desert climate, exceptionally hot summers, and mild winters, but it also features pine forests and mountain ranges in the northern high country, with much cooler weather than in the lower deserts.
Arizona is one of the Four Corners states. It borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, and California, touches Colorado, and has a 389-mile (626 km) international border with the states of Sonora and Baja California in Mexico. It is the largest landlocked U.S. state by population. In addition to the Grand Canyon, many other national forests, parks, andmonuments are located in the state, while more than a quarter of its territory is Federal Trust Land which serves as the home of the Navajo Nation, the Hopi tribe, the Tohono O'odhamApache and Yaqui people and various Yuman tribes, such as the Yavapai,Quechan and Hualapai.

Capital: Phoenix
State abbreviation/Postal code: Ariz./AZ
Governor: Jan Brewer, R (to Jan. 2015)
Senators: Jon Kyl, R (to Jan. 2013); John McCain, R (to Jan. 2017)

País que Pertence: Estados Unidos da América
Capital do Estado: Phoenix
Cidades principais: Phoenix, Tucson e Gilbert.
Localização geográfica: 
sudoeste dos Estados Unidos 
Arizono (a)
6,59 milhões (2009)
Densidade Demográfica (habitantes por km²): 22,34
Altitude média: 1.250 metros
Área (em km²): 295.254 
: 15 condados
Principais Atividades Econômicas: indústria, mineração, agricultura e turismo.
Rio Principal: rio Gila
Temperatura média anual: 24 °C
Índice Pluviométrico anual: 330 mm

- Museu de Arte de Phoenix (em Phoenix)
- Amerind Foundation Museum (em Dragoon)
- Arizona Historical Society Museum (em Tucson)
- Museu do Estado do Arizona
- Jardim Botânico do Deserto de Phoenix
- Museu Histórico do Forte Huachuca
- Museu de Antropologia e Arte Primitiva (Phoenix)
- Museu de Arte da Universidade do Arizona (em Tucson)
- Monumentos Nacionais do Canyon de Chelly
- Castelo Montezuma- 

Arizona Flag;

The Arizona State Capitol in PhoenixArizona

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona. It is largely contained within the Grand Canyon National Park, the 15th national park in the United States. President Theodore Roosevelt was a major proponent of preservation of the Grand Canyon area, and visited it on numerous occasions to hunt and enjoy the scenery. It is considered a Wonder of the Natural World.
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