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Phoenix


Phoenix, Arizona
Located in the Salt River Valley, which is sometimes known as the "Valley of the Sun", in central part of the state, Phoenix is the state capital and largest city of Arizona. As of the 2005, the estimated population of the city itself was 1,461,575, with an estimated 3,715,360 living within the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

The city has at an average elevation of 1,117 feet (340 meters), and is located in the northern reaches of the Sonoran Desert. The Salt River runs westward through Phoenix, but because of the desert climate and dams up river, the Salt River is normally dry - water only being present when water is released from dams that lie up river.

Attractions in the Phoenix area include:
Phoenix photographed from South Mountain


Phoenix Facts


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  • Professional sports teams in Phoenix include the baseball team, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the basketball team, the Phoenix Suns.

  • Perhaps the best known educational institution in Phoenix is the University of Phoenix. The University of Phoenix is a for-profit educational institution that specializes in adult education.

  • The main airport for Phoenix is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

  • Phoenix is nicknamed "Arizona's Urban Heart", while the Phoenix metropolitan area is nicknamed "Valley of the Sun".

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Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona: Best Hikes, Local Spots, and Weekend Getaways (Travel Guide)

By Lilia Menconi

Moon Travel
Released: May 19th, 2020
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  • Edition: 4
  • Number of Pages: 296
  • Author: Lilia Menconi
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Phoenix Travel Guide 2020: Shops, Arts, Entertainment and Good Places to Drink and Eat in Phoenix, Arizona (Travel Guide 2020)

By Robert A. Theobald

Independently published
Released: July 9th, 2019
Paperback (156 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1079555633
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  • Number of Pages: 156
  • Author: Robert A. Theobald
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Fodor's Arizona & The Grand Canyon (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: May 15th, 2018
Paperback (464 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1640970266
  • EAN: 9781640970267
  • PartNumber: 50275464
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 12
  • Number of Pages: 464
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: May 15th, 2018
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Frommer's Arizona and the Grand Canyon (Complete Guides)

By Gregory McNamee

FrommerMedia
Released: February 26th, 2019
Paperback (576 pages)

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  • Edition: 20
  • Number of Pages: 576
  • Authors: Gregory McNamee, Bill Wyman
  • Publication Date: February 26th, 2019
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DK Eyewitness Arizona and the Grand Canyon (Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: November 21st, 2017
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  • ISBN: 1465461299
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  • Edition: Reprint, Revised
  • Number of Pages: 176
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  • Publication Date: November 21st, 2017
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Day Trips® from Phoenix, Tucson & Flagstaff: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler (Day Trips Series)

By Pam Hait

Globe Pequot
Released: March 1st, 2017
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  • ISBN: 1493028057
  • EAN: 9781493028054
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  • Edition: Thirteenth
  • Number of Pages: 336
  • Author: Pam Hait
  • Publication Date: March 1st, 2017
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Arizona Day Trips by Theme (Day Trip Series)

By Leigh Wilson

Adventure Publications
Released: March 17th, 2020
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  • ISBN: 1591938899
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Author: Leigh Wilson
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Best Easy Day Hikes Phoenix (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

By Stewart M. Green

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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Third
  • Number of Pages: 176
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Moon Take a Hike Phoenix: Hikes within Two Hours of the City (Moon Outdoors)

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Lonely Planet Southwest USA (Travel Guide)

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