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    Arkansas - A Trip to the Mountanious Area

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    History & Geography:
    Arkansas which is also known as the land of opportunities is the 29th largest state in U.S. The capital of Arkansas is Little Rock. The state of Arkansas came into existence on the 15th of June 1836. This state is located in the southeastern region of the United States and covers almost 2.966 million of the land. It has a population of 2.966 million.

    The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains. This state is known for its ample parks and wilderness areas, with the land enveloping the mountains, caves, rivers and hot springs. The Arkansas Timberlands situated in the South is the densely forested land. The lowlands along the Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta are located in the eastern side.

    Natural Resources:
    The state of Arkansas manufactures ample amounts of Bauxite, quartz crystal, silica stone and bromine. Arkansas leads the nation in terms of production of these minerals. Other Than Bauxite there is a number of top minerals produced in this state which include: Petroleum, natural gas and coal.

    Economy:
    The economy of Arkansas produces US$106 billion of gross domestic products. It is the 29th largest in square miles and the 33rd most populous of the 50 United States. World's number one corporation Wal-Mart and 500 companies ranking on 6 positions are based in this state.

    Delicacies:
    Arkansas has food festivals which include every food and enjoy it at its best, they love including everything ranging from the strawberries to peaches, watermelon to pink tomatoes, purple hull peas to crawfish, and even cornbread. In some of the country style restaurants in the districts of Arkansas their major delicacy which is a biscuit served with gravy made in flour, butter, sugar and cocoa powder is the main dish on most of the menus.

    Climate:
    Arkansas that is located close enough to the warm large body of water generally has a humid subtropical climate. Generally, Arkansas has hot, humid summers and slightly drier, mild to cool winters. It is mushy in the south and drier in the northern part of the state. Snowfall is most common in the northern half of the state although it's infrequent.

    Counties:
    The U.S state of Arkansas has 75 counties and 8 cities. The state is bound with Mississippi for the most counties with two county seats.
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    Transportation:
    The transportation mode in the state in both cases whether through or within Arkansas involve routes that include land, air, and water. Because of Arkansas's geographic location along the Mississippi, Arkansas, and Red rivers, water routes have been particularly important.

    Hotel & Places:
    The Primary tourists sites which enhance the beauty of the state are Hot springs, Little Rock, Eureka Spring, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Conway, Petite Jean State Park, Hot Springs National Park and Mountain View.
    After visiting the outstanding and beautiful sites of Arkansas book a room in the hotel which will provide you with the best five star services and Comfort. Some of the five star hotels in this state include: The Burgundy Hotel, Holiday Inn Rock Airport Conf Ctr and Candlewood Suites.

    Author: Izma Sayyed
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