The Grand Canyon State or another nickname is copper state. The nickname of the state of Arizona is 'The Grand Canyon State.' The capital of the state of Arizona is Phoenix. The Grand Canyon State. The state of Arizona uses the nickname "The Grand Canyon State."
Phoenix was the capital of the Territory of Arizona from 1899 until 1912 when Arizona became a state. Phoenix became the capital of the State of Arizona on February 14, 1912, the same day that Arizona became a state.
Arizona does not have one specific state animal, they have several. State amphibian - Arizona tree frog State bird - cactus wren State butterfly - two-tailed swallowtailed butterfly State fish - Apache trout State mammal - ringtail State reptile - Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake