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The 25th state in the USA, admitted on June 15, 1836.

From the Ozark Mountains and glorious hot springs in the North down to the corn and wheat fields in the South, Arkansas is a true state of geological diversity. The state also has many spanning from the many geological regions from lumber and mining to agriculture. This much diversity within the state makes it a superb location for tourism, which is also among the leading industries. The mighty Mississippi runs the entire length of the state's eastern border allowing goods to be exported naturally. This is one of the many reasons why the Arkansas' nickname is the natural state. Arkansas is even into the political industry producing a famous U.S. President, Bill Clinton.

Some facts about Arkansas:

State Abbreviation: AR
Population: 2,915,918
Area: 53,179 square miles
State Nickname: The Natural State
State Motto: Regnat populus
State Capital: Little Rock
Largest City: Little Rock
Official Web Site: http://www.arkansas.gov/


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