Map of Arizona

Sitemap to all pages covering the state of Arizona. Photographic contributions by Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Brent Ivy and Kevin Trinkle. Many thanks to Joe Lockhart, Casey Cooper, Tyson Hugie, Thomas Gunther, David Wilson, Kenyon Schuett, Mike Ballard and Steve Hanudel for assisting with the phototaking and driving throughout the Grand Canyon State!

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City / Area Guides

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Population Statistics

State Population
Metropolitan Populations
Phoenix – Mesa – Chandler 4,845,832 Tucson 1,043,433 Prescott Valley – Prescott 236,209
Lake Havasu City – Kingman 213,267 Yuma 203,881 Flagstaff 145,101
Top County Populations
Maricopa 4,420,568 Pima 1,043,433 Pinal 425,264
Yavapai 236,209 Mohave 213,267 Yuma 203,881
Top City Populations
Phoenix 1,708,127 Tucson 553,571 Mesa 528,159
Chandler 265,398 Scottsdale 262,647 Gilbert (town) 257,658
Glendale 255,307 Tempe 200,402 Peoria 179,872
Source: 2020 U.S. Census Data (metro populations and counties), 2020 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

About Arizona

  • Capital: Phoenix
  • Nickname: Grand Canyon State
  • Arizona is historically known for the five “C’s”:
    • Cattle – ranching is a significant part of Arizona&apos:s agricultural industry
    • Citrus – oranges, limes, lemons, and grapefruits are commonly grown in the warmer southern and central parts of the state
    • Climate – abundant sunshine makes for moderate winters and hot summers
    • Copper – significant mining commodity, especially in southeastern Arizona
    • Cotton – this is another major crop of the Grand Canyon State
  • Area: 113,998.30 square miles or 295,260 square kilometers, 6th largest
  • Statehood: 48th state; admitted February 14, 1912
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,168.64 miles
  • Highest Point: Humphreys Peak (north of Flagstaff), 12,633 Feet above Sea Level

Major League Sports Franchises

  • Arizona Cardinals (NFL)
  • Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
  • Arizona Coyotes (NHL)
  • Phoenix Suns (NBA)

Major Motorsport Speedways

  • Phoenix International Raceway

Updated April 28, 2022.