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Quick Facts: Arkansas
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Capital City: Little Rock

Arkansas: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: The Natural State / Land of Opportunity / Wonder State
Motto: Regnat Populus (The people rule)
Statehood: June 15, 1836 (25th)
Origin of State's Name: French interpretation of a Sioux word "acansa," meaning "downstream place."
Largest Cities: Little Rock, Fort Smith, North Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Jonesboro
Border States: Louisiana, Mississippi - Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas
Land Area: 52,075 sq. mi.; 27th largest
State Bird: Mockingbird
State Flower: Apple blossom
State Tree: Pine (pinus)
State Songs: Arkansas
Oh, Arkansas
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U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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