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Заикина Ольга Петровна Учитель английского языка МАОУ СОШ 1 г. Апрелевки
Information Arizona (AZ) is the 48 th state of the USA. (14 February 1912) Its located on the south-west of the country. Capital and the largest city – Phoenix.
About Arizona The state received the name from an Indian word «аrizonas» that means «the short spring». Its another name is the State of Grand Canyon, because on its territory there is a unique miracle of the nature the Grand Canyon.
Arizona is a boundary state with Mexico. In the north of the state there is the Grand Canyon of the river Colorado.
Other nicknames of Arizona Copper State Apache State St. Valentine State Sunset State Italy of America
The Arizonas coat of arms The motto of the state: "God will enrich.
History 1910 – Charles Harris made a model of a flag for the command of archeries. Later this model was chosen for the official flag of the state. 27 February 1917 – the flag of Arizona was confirmed.
Colours and their meanings The top part consists of 13 red and gold rays. Rays mean the first 13 districts of Arizona and symbolize beautiful sunsets of this state.
Colours and their meanings The lower part is blue. This colour symbolizes the liberty.
Colours and their meanings The yellow star in the centre symbolizes the copper mining of Arizona.
Interesting fact In 2001 the flag of Arizona was named one of the best flags on the continent and won the 6 th place.