Arizona is located in the southwestern quadrant of the contiguous states, bordered by California to the west, Nevada to the northwest, Utah to the north, New Mexico to the east, and the Mexican state of Sonora to the south. The Colorado River forms the border with California and Nevada. Arizona is home to the Navajo Reservation, which is the largest Indian reservation in the U.S. UU.
It covers an area of approximately 25,000 square miles, which is close to the size of the state of West Virginia. Arizona has a desert climate, summers are exceptionally hot and winters are mild; however, in the north of the state, it has mountain ranges where pine forests with a cooler climate are found. As shown, the Arizona map shows that Arizona is located in the southwestern part of the U.S. On the south side, it shares an international border with Mexico, while the rest of the boundaries are shared by other U.S.
states. USA; New Mexico in the east, Utah in the north, Nevada in the northwest and California in the west. The Arizona state map shown here provides details about important cities in Arizona, including the largest city and capital, Phoenix, along with the highways and railroads that will help you travel across the state. Arizona is known as the Grand Canyon State because of this mile-deep natural wonder of the world.