generally has a humid subtropical climate, which borders
on humid continental in some northern highland areas.
While not bordering the Gulf of Mexico, Arkansas is
still close enough to this warm, large body of water for
it to influence the weather in the state. Generally,
Arkansas has hot, humid summers and cold, slightly drier
was designated the official state language of Arkansas
in 1987. Many states recognize English as the state
language, but not all (native Hawaiian is the official
language of Hawaii).
The United States dollar, denoted by USD
or the symbol $, is the official currency used in the
United States. Commonly referred to as the "American
dollar," the currency is divided into 100 cents (symbol
Arkansas ranked 33rd in population in
the US with an estimated total of 2,710,079 in 2002. The
population is projected to reach 2,750,000 by 2005 and
3.1 million by 2025. The average population density in
2000 was 51.3 per sq mi.
Little Rock is the capital and the
largest city of the U.S. state of Arkansas. The
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a population of
699,757 people in the 2010 census.