Capital City of Arizona State in USA

Capital city of Arizona : Phoenix

Abbreviation : AZ
State hood : 1912
Capital Since : 1889
Area : 474.9
Municipal Population (2010) : 1,445,632
Metropolitan Population (2010) : 4,192,887
Rank based on Population : 1
Rank in US : 5
The capital city of the Grand canyon state Phoenix is the anchor of the phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the valley of the sun, Located in the northeast of the Sonoran Desert, the city has a hot desert climate. Despite this, its canal system led to a thriving farming community with crops like Alfalfa, Cotton and Hey. Phoenix’s economy has 5 ‘C’ Cotton, Cattle, Citrus, Climate and Copper which thrived the city after the ruins of Second World War.

The desert city of Phoenix has a wide variety of flora and fauna. In most undeveloped deserted area Coyote, Bobcat, Mountain Lion, Mule Deer etc. can be found. Talking about birds the famous Roadrunner, Anna’s Hummingbird, mourning doves can be seen. The desert also has different types of cactus plants. Phoenix is the sixth most populous state in the US and hence have a various cultures. The opera theatres, the state museums and the fine arts of the city are very attractive. These attractions have a magnetic affect on the tourists.

The tourism industry is the worlds top industry. Due to its climate phoenix has been consistently ranked as nations top destinations. With over 500 hotels and 40 resorts greater Phoenix has recorded over 16 million visitors each year.

The center for the world famous Grand Canyon lake Havasu, where the London Bridge is located, The Meteor Crater, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and many more. This city offers the blend of modern and traditional stuff together. One must learn how this city grew up from the ruins of WWII to one of the most visited city of the wold that too being in a desert.

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