Capital City: Little Rock
Population (2019): 2,959,373; Rank: 32 of 50
Admission to Statehood: June 15, 1836 (25th State)
State Motto: Regnant Populus
State Nickname: The Natural State
Origin of State Name: French interpretation of a Sioux word acansa meaning “downstream people”
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Area Codes: 479, 501, 870
Zip Codes: Arkansas Zip Codes
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Flag: A diamond on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined. The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War. The other three stars represent Spain, France and the United States, countries that had earlier ruled the land that includes Arkansas Flag adopted 1913.
Tree: Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda) | Other State Trees
Quarter: Arkansas quarter Details include diamond (state gem), rice stalks, mallard flying above a lake
Area: Area: 53,182 sq.mi (137,741 sq.km.), 29th
Land: 52,075 sq.mi. (134,874 sq.km.), 27th
Water: 1,107 sq.mi. (2,867 sq.km.), 31st
Largest Cities: Little Rock | Fort Smith | Fayetteville | Springdale | Jonesboro | North Little Rock | Conway | Rogers | Pine Bluff | Bentonville
Highest Point: Magazine Mountain ; 2,753 feet, (839 m) 34th
Lowest Point: Arkansas; 55 feet, 25th lowest — Ouachita River at Louisiana border
Geographic Center: Pulaski, 12 miles northwest of Little Rock
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City Guide: Visit Arkansas City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.
National Parks: Post, Buffalo, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Pea Ridge National Military Park, President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site, Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
Location: Absolute Center: 34°48.9’N / 92°18.1’W
Relative Center: Pulaski, 12 miles northwest of Little Rock
Governor: Asa Hutchinson (R) since 2015
Senators: John Boozman (R) 2011, Tom Cotton (R) 2015
Constitution: Arkansas’s Constitution , 25th State
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Electoral College Votes: 6 Votes
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Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, soybeans, sorghum, cattle, cotton, rice, hogs, milk.
Industry: Food processing, electric equipment, fabricated metal products, machinery, paper products, bromine, vanadium.