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Flag of Arkansas

Names: Flag of Arkansas, Arkansas flag
Use: State flag
Proportion: 2:3
Adopted: February 26, 1913 (modifications made in 1923, 1924, and 2011)
Design: A rectangular field of red, on which is placed a large white diamond, bordered by a wide band of blue. Across the diamond is the word 'Arkansas' and four blue stars, one above, three below the word. On the blue band are placed 25 stars.
Designed by: Willie K. Hocker
The flag of Arkansas, also known as the Arkansas flag, consists of a red field charged with a large blue-bordered white lozenge (or diamond). Twenty-nine five-pointed stars appear on the flag: twenty-five small white stars within the blue border, and four larger blue stars in the white diamond. The inscription "ARKANSAS" appears in blue within the white lozenge, with one star above and three stars below. The star above and the two outer stars below point upwards; the inner star below points downwards. The flag was designed by Willie K. Hocker of Wabbaseka, Arkansas, a member of Pine Bluff Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

State of Arkansas
Flag of Arkansas State seal of Arkansas
Flag Great Seal
Nickname(s):
The Natural State (current)
The Bear State (former)
Motto(s): Regnat populus (Latin: The People Rule)
State song(s): "Arkansas", "Arkansas (You Run Deep in Me)", "Oh, Arkansas", and "The Arkansas Traveler"
Map of the United States with Arkansas highlighted
Official language English
Demonym Arkansan
Arkansawyer
Arkanite
Capital
(and largest city)
Little Rock
Largest metro Central Arkansas
Area Ranked 29th
• Total 53,180 sq mi
(137,733 km2)
• Width 270 miles (435 km)
• Length 240 miles (386 km)
• % water 2.09
• Latitude 33° 00′ N to 36° 30′ N
• Longitude 89° 39′ W to 94° 37′ W
Population Ranked 33rd
• Total 3,013,825 (2018)
• Density 56.4/sq mi (21.8/km2)
Ranked 34th
• Median household income $45,869 (49th)
Elevation
• Highest point Mount Magazine
2,753 ft (839 m)
• Mean 650 ft (200 m)
• Lowest point Ouachita River at Louisiana border
55 ft (17 m)
Before statehood Arkansas Territory
Admitted to the Union June 15, 1836 (25th)
Governor Asa Hutchinson (R)
Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin (R)
Legislature Arkansas General Assembly
• Upper house Senate
• Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R)
Tom Cotton (R)
U.S. House delegation 4 Republicans (list)
Time zone Central: UTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-AR
Abbreviations AR, Ark.
Website www.arkansas.gov
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