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Capital City: Little Rock
Economy: Manufacturing, agriculture, energy
Language Description: English
Passport/Visa U.S.: Canadians need to show proof
of citizenship accompanied by a photo ID (we recommend a passport).
Reconfirm travel document requirements with your carrier prior
Religion: Christian (Roman Catholic, Protestant),
though other major religions are represented.
Time Zone: 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time
(-6 GMT). Daylight Saving Time is observed from the first Sunday
in April to the last Sunday in October
Voltage Requirements: 110 volts
Area: 53182 sq.mi, 29th Land
52075 sq. mi., 27th - Water 1107 sq.mi., 31st
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.
Flower: Apple blossom, Pyrus coronaria
Geographic Center: Pulaski, 12 miles northwest
of Little Rock
Largest Cities: Little Rock Fort Smith North
Little Rock Fayetteville Jonesboro Pine Bluff Springdale Conway
Rogers Hot Springs
Lowest Point: Ouachita River; 55 feet, 26th
Motto: Regnat populus - The people rule
Song: Arkansas; music and words by: Wayland
Oh, Arkansas; music and words by: Terry Rose and Gary Klaff
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