Arkansas State Information And State Map

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Arkansas State Information And State Map, Arkansas is a southern U.S. state bordering the Mississippi River. It’s known for abundant park and wilderness areas, with terrain encompassing mountains, caves, rivers and hot springs. 

Arkansas State Information And State Map

State of Arkansas
Flag of ArkansasState seal of Arkansas
FlagGreat Seal
Nickname(s)

The Natural State (current)
The Bear State (former)
Motto(s)Regnat populus (Latin: The People Rule)
State song(s): “Arkansas“, “Arkansas (You Run Deep in Me)“, “Oh, Arkansas“, and “The Arkansas Traveler
Arkansas State Information And State Map

Arkansas State Information And State Map

Official languageEnglish
DemonymArkansan
Arkansawyer
Arkanite
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Capital
(and largest city)
Little Rock
Largest metroCentral Arkansas
AreaRanked 29th
 • Total53,180 sq mi 
(137,733 km2)
 • Width270 miles (435 km)
 • Length240 miles (386 km)
 • % water2.09
 • Latitude33° 00′ N to 36° 30′ N
 • Longitude89° 39′ W to 94° 37′ W
PopulationRanked 33rd
 • Total3,013,825 (2018)
 • Density56.4/sq mi  (21.8/km2)
Ranked 34th
 • Median household income$45,869 (49th)
Elevation
 • Highest pointMount Magazine
2,753 ft (839 m)
 • Mean650 ft  (200 m)
 • Lowest pointOuachita River at Louisiana border
55 ft (17 m)
Before statehoodArkansas Territory
Admitted to the UnionJune 15, 1836 (25th)
GovernorAsa Hutchinson (R)
Lieutenant GovernorTim Griffin (R)
LegislatureArkansas General Assembly
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsJohn Boozman (R)
Tom Cotton (R)
U.S. House delegation4 Republicans (list)
Time zoneCentralUTC −6/−5
ISO 3166US-AR
AbbreviationsARArk.
Websitewww.arkansas.gov

 

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