The U.S. state of Arizona is situated in the southwest part of the country, bordering Mexico (south) and the states of Utah (north), New Mexico (east), California (west), Nevada (northwest), and has a point in common with Colorado (southwest corner). The geologic wonder of the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River is a famous landmark in this state, and the stunning surroundings has view points, desert landscapes, plateaus, waterfalls, streams and other remarkable sights and tourist attractions. The capital, Phoenix, is a warm city with a wealth of spa resorts, golf courses and nightclubs, in the centre of a metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. Tucson is the second largest urban area in Arizona and one of the most cultural city in the west part of the United States.
Population: 6.9 million inhabitants
Other major cities: Tucson, Scottsdale, Mesa, Sedona, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Peoria, Yuma
Main attractions: Grand Canyon and Grand Canyon National Park including Grand Canyon Village, Grand Canyon Skywalk, Bright Angel Point Trail, Horseshoe Bend, Mooney Falls, and Black Suspension Bridge; Monument Valley, Havasu Falls, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Hoover Dam, Petrified Forest National Park, Saguaro National Park, Antelope Canyon, Lake Mead National Recreation Area Saguaro National Park, Sonoran Desert landscape, Phoenix: Heard Museum, Musical Instrument Museum, Camelback Mountain; Jerome town, Tombstone, Sedona, Old Town Scottsdale, Mesa Grande Cultural Park, Museum of Natural History , Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Major Airports: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), Phoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA), Tucson International Airport (TUS), Nogales International Airport (OLS), Pulliam Airport (FLG), Bisbee Douglas International Airport (DUG)
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