Arizona is located in the south-west of the United States of America, and ranks within the top 20 most populated states in the country (15th). It is surrounded by the states of New Mexico, Nevada, California and Utah, with Mexico to the south and Colorado touching the north-western corner. The capital, Phoenix, is also the largest city in the state. Arizona is known for the stretching desert region, as well as majestic attractions such as the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley.
- Co-ordinates: 34.0000° N, 112.0000° W
- Capital: Phoenix
- Population: 6.7 Million
- Major Cities: Phoenix, Tucson, Scottsdale
- Main Attractions: Grand Canyon, Desert Botanical Garden, Red Rock State Park