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Arkansas — visiting the Natural State

Arkansas, USA
Arkansas, USA

State of Arkansas: The Land of Opportunity or The Natural State

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State Name
Arkansas  – State Abbr.: AR

Statehood
15-Jun-1836
– Statehood Ranking: 25

Land Area
52,068 sqaremiles  (134,851 qkm)
– Land Area Ranking: 27

Population
Ca. 3 million (estimates 2017); 2,673,400 (census 2000)
(2000; Census every 10 years)

Capital
Little Rock

Biggest City
Little Rock

Nickname
The Land of Opportunity or The Natural State

Motto
Regnat Populus (== The People Rule)

Highest Point
860 m / 2,822 ft (Mt. Magazine)

Lowest Point
16,76 m / 55 ft (Quachita River)

Dayligh Saving Time: yes

Tree
The Pine Tree

Flower
The Apple Blossom

Bird
The Mockingbird

Animal
White-tail Deer

Song
“Arkansas (You run deep in me)” (by Wayland Holyfield)

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