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Northeast Arizona, sometimes referred to by local people as The Rez, is a region of the U.S. state of Arizona commonly including Apache County and Navajo County. Some notable towns there are St. Johns, Eagar, Holbrook, Show Low, Winslow, Window Rock, Fort Defiance, Ganado, Chinle, and Kayenta. It is the location of several Indian reservations including all of the Zuni Indian Reservation and most parts of the Hopi Reservation, the Navajo Nation, and the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. The rugged desert landscape of Northeast Arizona has been inhabited by indigenous peoples since at least the construction of what are now the ruins at Monument Valley, Navajo National Monument, and Canyon de Chelly National Monument. It is arid, largely free of greenery, and characterized by hills, mesas, buttes, cliffs, and canyons. The windy stony plains of the Petrified Forest National Park exhibits parts of the barren colorful Painted Desert as well as preserved Native American petroglyphs. Northeast Arizona is also home to the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest and Four Corners Monument. Region can be used to mean either: any more or less well-defined geographical area of a country or continent, defined by geography, culture or history in political geography, an administrative subdivision of a country or of the European Union. ... This article is about the country in North America. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Apache County is located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed March 21, 1895 Seat Holbrook Area  - Total  - Water 25,795 km² (9,959 mi²) 16 km² (6 mi²) 0. ... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A town is usually an urban area which is not considered to rank as a city. ... St. ... Eagar is a town located in Apache County, Arizona. ... Holbrook (Navajo Tʼiisyaakin) is a city located in Navajo County, Arizona. ... Show Low, Arizona is a town in east central Arizona, on the Mogollon Rim at an elevation of 6,400 feet. ... Winslow (Navajo Béésh Sinil or Béésinil) is a city located in Navajo County, Arizona. ... Window Rock (Navajo: Tségháhoodzání) is a census-designated place located in Apache County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 3,059. ... Fort Defiance (Navajo Tséhootsooí) is a census-designated place located in Apache County, Arizona. ... Ganado (Navajo Lókʼaahnteel) is a census-designated place located in Apache County, Arizona. ... Chinle (Navajo Chʼínílį́) is a census-designated place located in Apache County, Arizona, United States. ... Kayenta (Navajo: Tó Dinéeshzhee) is a census-designated place which is part of the Navajo Nation and is located in Navajo County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 4,922. ... BIA map of Indian reservations in the continental United States. ... The Zuni Indian Reservation sits in the Zuni River valley and is located in Cibola and McKinley counties in western New Mexico about 150 miles west of Albuquerque. ... The Hopi Reservation is a Native American reservation for the Hopi people located in the middle of the Navajo Reservation in Navajo County, Arizona. ... The Navajo Nation (Navajo: Naabeehó Dineé) is a sovereign Native American tribe traditionally known as Diné. The Navajo Indian Reservation covers about 27,000 square miles (70,000 square kilometres) of land, occupying all of northeastern Arizona, and extending into Utah and New Mexico, and is the largest land area... The Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona, United States, is an Indian Reservation encompassing Gila County, Apache County, and Navajo County. ... Desert view in Saudi Arabia. ... Photograph of a landscape A landscape comprises the visible features of an area of land, including physical elements such as landforms, living elements of flora and fauna, abstract elements such as lighting and weather conditions, and human elements, for instance human activity or the built environment. ... The term has no universal, standard or fixed definition. ... Cranes are essential in large construction projects, such as this skyscraper In project architecture and civil engineering, construction is the building or assembly of any infrastructure. ... Rocky landscape with ruins, by Nicolaes Berchem, ca. ... Monument Valley from the valley floor. ... The Navajo National Monument resides in the Navajo Reservation (Arizona). ... Categories: Stub | U.S. National Monuments ... An arid environment has a high precipitation deficit, receiving much less precipitation annually than would satisfy the climatological demand for evaporation and transpiration. ... Greenery is generally used to describe any foliage of a plant, either live, freshly cut, or artificial. ... A hill in Hungary with a hillside vintage garden For the landform that extends less than 600 metres above the surrounding terrain and that is smaller than a mountain, see the mountain article. ... Several mesas near Los Alamos, New Mexico. ... Butte near Sedona, Arizona A butte is an isolated hill with steep sides and a small flat top. ... The Trango Towers in Pakistan have the highest cliffs in the world In geography, a cliff is a significant vertical, or near vertical, rock exposure. ... Grand Canyon, Arizona A canyon or gorge is a deep valley often carved from the Earth by a river. ... In geography, a plain is a large area of land with relatively low relief. ... Petrified Forest National Park is located in northeastern Arizona, along Interstate 40 between Holbrook and Navajo. ... Painted Desert, Arizona Painted Desert, Arizona. ... Native Americans (also Indians, Aboriginal Peoples, American Indians, First Nations, Alaskan Natives, Amerindians, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of The Americas prior to the European colonization, and their modern descendants. ... Petroglyphs on Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument, southern Utah, USA Petroglyphs are images incised in rock, usually by prehistoric, especially Neolithic, peoples. ... At 2 million acres (8,000 km²), the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests runs along the Mogollon Rim (pronounced muggy-own rim) and the White Mountains in east_central Arizona and extending into New Mexico, USA. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service. ... The marker at the exact Four Corners point. ...

State of Arizona
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Regions

Grand Canyon | North Central Arizona | Northeast Arizona | Northern Arizona | Phoenix Metropolitan Area | Southern Arizona | Arizona Strip Image File history File links Flag_of_Arizona. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Arizona Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,230. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... For other Grand Canyons see Grand Canyon (disambiguation). ... North Central Arizona is a geographical region of Arizona. ... Northern Arizona is dominated by the Colorado Plateau, the southern border of which in Arizona is called the Mogollon Rim. ... The Phoenix metropolitan area, locally known as the Valley of the Sun (or just The Valley), is a metropolitan area that includes Phoenix, Arizona, and all of the rest of Maricopa County, Pinal County, and Yavapai County. ... Southern Arizona is a region of the United States. ... The Arizona Strip is that part of the US state of Arizona lying north of the Colorado River and south of the state of Utah. ...

Counties

Apache | Cochise | Coconino | Gila | Graham | Greenlee | La Paz | Maricopa | Mohave | Navajo | Pima | Pinal | Santa Cruz | Yavapai | Yuma List of the 15 counties in the U.S. state of Arizona: Arizona county map Apache County formed in 1879 from part of Yavapai County. ... Apache County is located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Bisbee Area  - Total  - Water 16,107 km² (6,219 mi²) 128 km² (49 mi²) 0. ... Coconino County is located in the north central part of the state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Globe Area  - Total  - Water 12,421 km² (4,796 mi²) 73 km² (28 mi²) 0. ... Graham County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Greenlee County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... La Paz County is located in the western part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1864 Seat Kingman Area  - Total  - Water 34,886 km² (13,470 mi²) 409 km² (158 mi²) 1. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed March 21, 1895 Seat Holbrook Area  - Total  - Water 25,795 km² (9,959 mi²) 16 km² (6 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1864 Seat Tucson Area  - Total  - Water 23,799 km² (9,189 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1875 Seat Florence Area  - Total  - Water 13,919 km² (5,374 mi²) 12 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Santa Cruz County is located in the south of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Yavapai County is located in the center of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Yuma County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ...

Cities

Chandler | Gilbert | Glendale | Mesa | Peoria | Phoenix | Scottsdale | Tempe | Tucson A list of cities in Arizona (by population*) is below. ... Chandler (Pima: Canli) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 176,582. ... Gilbert is a town located in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. Gilbert was the fastest-growing incorporated place of over 100,000 people in the US from 1990 to 2000, as well as in the 2002, 2003, and 2004 Census estimates. ... Glendale is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona and part of the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metropolitan Area. ... Peoria is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Arizona Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,230. ... Scottsdale (Pima: Vaá¹£ai Svaá¹£onÄ­) is a suburb of Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. Named by the New York Times as The Beverly Hills of the Desert and by Travel Channel as one of the most luxurious destinations in the nation, Scottsdale has become internationally recognized and regarded... Downtown Tempe and Arizona State University Tempe (pronounced by local residents) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with a 2004 population estimate of 160,676. ... Nickname: The Old Pueblo Location Location in Pima County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Government Country State Counties United States Arizona Pima Mayor Bob Walkup (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 505. ...


 
 

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