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California vs Arizona - a comparison

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California is the third largest US state. Arizona is the sixth largest US state.

AREA

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POPULATION

California - over 39 million California is the most populous state in the US. Arizona - about 7.2 million

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HIGHEST MOUNTAIN PEAK

California - Mount Whitney (14,505 ft/4,421 meters) Arizona - Humphreys Peak (12,637 ft/3,852 meters)

California has a coastline with the pacific ocean. Arizona does not have a coastline.

Pacific Ocean

California is the state with the highest number of National Parks in the US. There are 9 National Parks in California. Arizona has 3 National Parks.

Grand Canyon

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CAPITAL CITY

Capital of California - Sacramento Capital of Arizona - Phoenix

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TOP 3 LARGEST CITIES

California 1. Los Angeles 2. San Diego 3. San Jose Arizona 1. Phoenix 2. Tucson 3. Mesa

California became part of the United States on Sept 9, 1850 as the 31st state. Arizona became part of the United States on Feb 14, 1912 as the 48th state.

California is also known as the Golden state. Arizona is also known as the Grand Canyon state.

Death Valley is located in California. Grand Canyon is located in Arizona.

California has the largest GDP in the United States.

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Texas vs California - a comparison