(circa 1775- )
Born in United States
Population of Metro area: 1,023,320 (July, 2008)
Second Largest City in Arizona after Phoenix
32nd largest city in the United States
Began as a military fort by governor Hugo Oconór
Location of the University of Arizona
Name is derived from the Uto-Aztecan name Cuk Son meaning ‘base of the black hill’
Notable residents include: Brooke Burke, John Denver, Linda Ronstadt, Kate Walsh, Linda and Paul McCartney
Why he might be annoying
It gets incredibly hot with extreme summer temperatures of over 100 °F (37 °C).
It spent six years as the capital of Arizona until it loss it to Phoenix (1867 - 1877).
It experiences monsoons that bring flash floods, thunderstorms and mosquitoes.
Its dry location makes it vulnerable to water shortages.
It has one of the highest rates of vehicle theft in United States.
Its location just 66 miles from the Mexican border makes it landing point for illegal immigrants.
Its residents are at risk of Valley Fever, a disease caused by fungus that resides in the soil.
It was continually battled over by the Americans, Mexicans and the Confederacy.
Why he might not be annoying
Its history is ancient, with evidence of human occupation dating back over 10,000 years ago.
It has some of the cleanest air of any city in the United States.
It’s a popular place for hikers, bird watchers and cyclists with its many bike paths.
It gets on average 350 sunny days a year.
Its scenery made it popular location for filming western movies.
Skiing on top of Mt. Lemmon nearby is possible is during winter.
It is mentioned in The Beatles song ‘Get Back’
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