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ID: 7006451
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Arizona (state)  Arizona (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 112 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -112.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Settled since 25,000 BCE; home to Hohokam by 300 BCE and Anasazi by 100 CE; nomadic Apache and Navajo arrived ca. 1300; Spanish came 16-17th centuries; area went to Mexico in 1821, to USA in 1850s after Mexican War; sided with Confederacy in 1861 in Civil War.

Names:
Arizona (preferred,C,V)
AZ (C,V,USPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Arizona (state)  ............  Arizona (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since February 14, 1912
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Phoenix .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Arizona, Maricopa county) [7013929]

Sources and Contributors:
Arizona..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:47
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:403 ff.
.................  Library of Congress HABS/HAER (1987-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000303
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
AZ..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 47; 1:47
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 403 ff.; 29:403 ff.
..................  Library of Congress HABS/HAER (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000303
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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