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Science In Your Backyard: Arizona


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Arizona State Facts

Image of Arizona with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Phoenix(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 113,635 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 6,392,017
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Humphreys Peak at 12,633 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Coconino
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Colorado River at 70 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Yuma
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Yavapai County approx. 55 miles east-southeast of Prescott
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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