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Missouri, to the south by Louisiana, and to the west by Texas and Oklahoma, to the east the Mississippi River forms the border to Tennessee and Mississippi.
Arkansas Post was the first European settlement in the lower Mississippi River Valley and present-day Arkansas, established in 1686 as a French trading post on the banks of the lower Arkansas River.
The United States acquired the area of Arkansas from France as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. The former French trading post became the first capital of the Arkansas Territory in 1819, but the capital was relocated in 1821 to Little Rock in the center of the state. Arkansas became a state on 15 June 15, 1836, it was the 25th state to join the union.
The state covers an area of 137,730 km² (53,178 sq mi)  making Arkansas somewhat larger than half the size of the UK.
Six regions which define the Geography of Arkansas
There are the U.S. Interior Highlands in the northwestern portion of the state, the deeply dissected Ozark Plateau with the Boston Mountains which form the southwestern part of the Ozarks, further south lies the Arkansas River Valley that separates the Ozarks from the Ouachita Mountains, the mountain range in west central Arkansas with the highest point in the state, Mount Magazine at 2,753 ft (839 m).
Image: AR Nature Gal
South of the Ouachita Mountains, in the south western part of Arkansas, there are the southern lowlands, known as the West Gulf Coastal Plain with its rolling topography and extensive areas of mixed forest.
The Arkansas Delta, the fertile, agriculture dominated region in the eastern part of the state along the Mississippi River, is part of the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain, a flat plain formed by the Mississippi over geological time.
Main rivers in Arkansas are the Mississippi, the Arkansas and the White River, St. Francis River, Red River, the Ouachita River, and their tributaries.
Image: Julius Whittington
The 'Natural State' has a population of just under 3 million people (est. 2018). 
Capital and largest city is Little Rock.
Much of the state is still rural and predominantly agricultural. Population centers are in Little Rock-North, Little Rock, Conway, Fort Smith, Pine Bluff, and Jonesboro.
Largest airport in the state is Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (Adams Field; IATA code: LIT) in Little Rock.
Cities and Towns in Arkansas
The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Arkansas:
Image: Clayton Wells
Largest city is Little Rock (197,000),
Cities with a population of more than 50,000:
Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, Jonesboro, North Little Rock, Conway, Rogers, and Benton.
Other cities and towns:
Arkadelphia, Ash Flat, Ashdown, Bald Knob, Batesville, Bentonville, Blytheville, Brinkley, Camden, Clarendon, Clarksville, Clinton, Crossett, De Queen, De Witt, Dumas, El Dorado, Fordyce, Forrest City, Greenwood, Hamburg, Hampton, Harrisburg, Harrison, Heber Springs, Helena, Hope, Hot Springs, Huntsville, Jacksonville, Junction City, Lake Village, Lewisville, Little Rock, Magnolia, Malvern, Marianna, Mena, Monticello, Morrilton, Mountain Home, Nashville, Newport, Ola, Osceola, Ozark, Paragould, Piggott, Pine Bluff, Pocahontas,, Russellville, Searcy, Sheridan, Stuttgart, Texarkana, Waldron, Walnut Ridge, Warren, West Memphis, Wynne, and Yellville.
The detailed map is showing the US state of Arkansas with boundaries, the location of the state capital Little Rock, major cities and populated places, rivers, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.
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Reference Map of Arkansas.
Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
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