The United States of America consist of 50 states since 1959. To denote this, the flag of the US has 50 stars, one for each state. The US also has five major territories and various islands apart from these states. Alaska and Hawaii were the last states to be included in 1959 to make the number 50. There are four different regions of the United States like Northeast, Midwest, South and West. Each region contains many states.
States of USA beginning with A
How many US states are there starting with the letter A?
There are 4 states in USA beginning with A.
Alabama is a US state situated in the Southeastern region. Alabama became a state in December 1819. It is the 30th largest state by area. The total area of Alabama is 135,765 km2. It is also the 24th-most populous US state. Yellowhammer is the nickname of Alabama. Montgomery is the capital of Alabama. The largest city of Alabama in Huntsville. English is the official language of Alabama. The largest metropolitan area is Greater Birmingham. The US’s second-largest inland waterway system is present in Alabama. It is one of the most popular US states to visit. Tourists visit here every year in millions. The annual Hangout Music Festival attracts numerous crowds.
Automotive, finance, tourism, manufacturing, aerospace are some of the sectors which led to the growth of Alabama’s economy. Anniston Army Depot, AT&T, Auburn University are some of the largest companies present in Alabama. Aquaculture is another sector that is important for the economy of Alabama. Thousands are employed in the catfish industry
Alaska is a US state situated at the northwest corner of North America. Alaska became the 49th US state on January 3, 1959. The largest state in the US by area is Alaska. The total area of Alaska is 1,717,856 km2. It is one of the least populous US states and ranked 47. ‘The Last Frontier’ is the nickname of Alaska. Juneau is the capital and second-largest city of Alaska. The largest city of Alaska is Anchorage. English is the official language of Alaska.
The largest metropolitan area in Anchorage. The per capita income is highest in Alaska and it is the 10th wealthiest economy in the US. Fishing, natural gas, and oil are abundant in Alaska and they rule the economy.
Arizona is a US state situated in the Southwestern United States. It is divided into 15 counties. Arizona became a state on February 14, 1912 and it is the 48th US state. The 6th largest state in the US is Arizona. The total area of Arizona is 295,000 km2. It is the 14th most populous of all US states. ‘The Grand Canyon State’, ‘The Copper State’, ‘The Valentine State’ are the nicknames of Arizona. Phoenix is the capital and also the largest city of Arizona. The second-largest city in Arizona in Tucson. English is the official language of Arizona.
The largest metropolitan area in Arizona is Greater Phoenix. Southern Arizona is known to have hot summers and soft winters. There are many national parks in Arizona. The world-known ‘Grand Canyon National Park’, one of the world’s seven natural wonders, is located in Arizona. Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time. The per capita income is $40,828 in Arizona and it is the 39th wealthiest economy in the US. Banner Health, Walmart Stores, Inc., Kroger Co. are the largest employers in Arizona
Arkansas is a US state situated in the South Central region. Arkansas became a US state on June 15, 1836, and it is the 25th one. Arkansas is the 29th largest state in the US by area. The total area of Arkansas is 137,732 km2. It is the 33rd most populous US state with more than 3 million people. ‘The Natural State’ is the nickname of Arkansas. The Motto of Arkansas is Regnat populus. Little Rock is the capital and also the largest city of Arkansas. The second-largest city of Arkansas is Fort Smith. English is the official language of Arkansas.
The largest metropolitan area is Central Arkansas. The per capita income is $36,027 in Arkansas, and it is the 48th wealthiest economy in the US. There are six Fortune 500 companies in Arkansas. Walmart, Tyson Foods, Murphy USA are the largest companies in Arkansas.