Arizona

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Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo ; ) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.wikipedia
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Phoenix, Arizona

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Its capital and largest city is Phoenix.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in Arizona, with 1,660,272 people.

Southwestern United States

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Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo ; ) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Those five metropolitan areas have an estimated total population of more than 9.6 million, with nearly 60 percent of them living in the two Arizona cities—Phoenix and Tucson.

Nevada

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Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.
It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east.

New Mexico

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Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.
It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona; its other neighboring states are is bordered by the state of Texas to the east-southeast, Oklahoma to the northeast, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua to the south and Sonora to the southwest.

Gadsden Purchase

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The southernmost portion of the state was acquired in 1853 through the Gadsden Purchase.
The Gadsden Purchase, known in Mexico as Venta de La Mesilla (Sale of La Mesilla), is a 29670 sqmi region of present-day southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that the United States acquired from Mexico by the Treaty of Mesilla, which took effect on June 8, 1854.

Sonora

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Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.
To the north, it shares the U.S.–Mexico border primarily with the state of Arizona with a small length with New Mexico, and on the west has a significant share of the coastline of the Gulf of California.

Colorado

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Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.
Colorado is bordered by Wyoming to the north, Nebraska to the northeast, Kansas to the east, Oklahoma to the southeast, New Mexico to the south, Utah to the west, and touches Arizona to the southwest at the Four Corners.

Four Corners

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Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.
The Four Corners is a region of the United States consisting of the southwestern corner of Colorado, southeastern corner of Utah, northeastern corner of Arizona, and northwestern corner of New Mexico.

Northern Arizona

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Northern Arizona features forests of pine, Douglas fir, and spruce trees; the Colorado Plateau; mountain ranges (such as the San Francisco Mountains); as well as large, deep canyons, with much more moderate summer temperatures and significant winter snowfalls.
Northern Arizona is an unofficial, colloquially-defined region of the U.S. state of Arizona.

Flagstaff, Arizona

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There are ski resorts in the areas of Flagstaff, Alpine, and Tucson.
Flagstaff is a city in and the county seat of Coconino County in northern Arizona, in the southwestern United States.

Southern Arizona

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Southern Arizona is known for its desert climate, with very hot summers and mild winters.
Southern Arizona is a region of the United States comprising the southernmost portion of the State of Arizona.

New Spain

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Historically part of the territory of Alta California in New Spain, it became part of independent Mexico in 1821.
It included what is now Mexico plus the current U.S. states of California, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Florida and parts of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Kansas, Oklahoma, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana; as well as the southwestern part of British Columbia of present-day Canada; plus the Captaincy General of Guatemala (which included the current countries of Guatemala, the Mexican state of Chiapas, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua); the Captaincy General of Cuba (current Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago); and the Captaincy General of the Philippines (including the Philippines, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Caroline Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, the Marshall Islands and the short lived Spanish Formosa in modern-day northern Taiwan, as well as during a century the island of Tidore and the briefly occupied Sultanate of Ternate, both in modern-day Indonesia).

Grand Canyon National Park

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In addition to the internationally known Grand Canyon National Park, which is one of the world's seven natural wonders, there are several national forests, national parks, and national monuments.
Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park.

California

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Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.
California shares a border with Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south.

Navajo Nation

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About one-quarter of the state is made up of Indian reservations that serve as the home of 27 federally recognized Native American tribes, including the Navajo Nation, the largest in the state and the United States, with more than 300,000 citizens.
The Navajo Nation (Naabeehó Bináhásdzo) is an American Indian territory covering about 17544500 acre, occupying portions of northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, and northwestern New Mexico in the United States.

Colorado Plateau

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Northern Arizona features forests of pine, Douglas fir, and spruce trees; the Colorado Plateau; mountain ranges (such as the San Francisco Mountains); as well as large, deep canyons, with much more moderate summer temperatures and significant winter snowfalls.
This province covers an area of 336,700 km 2 (130,000 mi 2 ) within western Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, southern and eastern Utah, and northern Arizona.

Alta California

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Historically part of the territory of Alta California in New Spain, it became part of independent Mexico in 1821.
The claimed territory included all of the modern US states of California, Nevada and Utah, and parts of Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico.

San Francisco Peaks

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Northern Arizona features forests of pine, Douglas fir, and spruce trees; the Colorado Plateau; mountain ranges (such as the San Francisco Mountains); as well as large, deep canyons, with much more moderate summer temperatures and significant winter snowfalls.
The San Francisco Peaks (Sierra de San Francisco) are a volcanic mountain range in San Francisco volcanic field in north central Arizona, just north of Flagstaff and a remnant of the former San Francisco Mountain.

Indigenous peoples of Arizona

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About one-quarter of the state is made up of Indian reservations that serve as the home of 27 federally recognized Native American tribes, including the Navajo Nation, the largest in the state and the United States, with more than 300,000 citizens.
Native Americans have inhabited what is now Arizona for thousands of years.

Western United States

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It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states.
Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, and Utah are typically considered to be part of the Southwest, though Texas and Oklahoma are less frequently considered part of the Southwest as well.

Hohokam

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Hohokam, Mogollon and Ancestral Puebloan cultures were among those that flourished throughout the state.
Hohokam was a society located in the North American Southwest, in the areas now part of Arizona and Sonora, Mexico.

List of Indian reservations in Arizona

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About one-quarter of the state is made up of Indian reservations that serve as the home of 27 federally recognized Native American tribes, including the Navajo Nation, the largest in the state and the United States, with more than 300,000 citizens.
This is a list of Native American reservations in the U.S. state of Arizona.

Ancestral Puebloans

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Hohokam, Mogollon and Ancestral Puebloan cultures were among those that flourished throughout the state.
The Ancestral Puebloans were an ancient Native American culture that spanned the present-day Four Corners region of the United States, comprising southeastern Utah, northeastern Arizona, northwestern New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado.

Arizona Supreme Court

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Although federal law gave all Native Americans the right to vote in 1924, Arizona excluded those living on reservations in the state from voting until the state Supreme Court ruled in favor of Native American plaintiffs in Trujillo v. Garley (1948).
The Arizona Supreme Court is the state supreme court of the U.S. state of Arizona.

Mogollon culture

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Hohokam, Mogollon and Ancestral Puebloan cultures were among those that flourished throughout the state.
Mogollon culture is an archaeological culture of Native American peoples from Southern New Mexico and Arizona, Northern Sonora and Chihuahua, and Western Texas, a region known as Oasisamerica.