Arkansas -- the "Natural State" -- became the 25th state on June 15th 1836. It has much wildlife and it is recognized throughout the world for its beauty.
Capital City: The capital city is Little Rock and the state is bordered by the six states, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
Population: Arkansas has over 2.5 million people.
Origin of state's name: The name derived from a French interpretation of the Indian word for "place downstream."
Agriculture and Industry: The states economy is driven by agriculture and industry.
Agriculture includes cattle, cotton, eggs, pigs and soybeans.
Industry includes food processing, electrical equipment and metal fabrication
Driving license information, applications, testing requirements, driver's manuals and testing locations can all be found on the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration website of which the Motor Vehicles department is a Division.
State Bird: The state bird is the Mocking Bird or Turdus Polyglottus which is characterized by its beautiful singing voice and animated movement. The Mocking Bird is also the state bird for Florida and Tennessee.
State Tree: The state tress is the pine tree.
State Song: The state song is "Arkansas, You Run Deep in Me."
Highest Point: Mount Magazine is the state's highest point at 2,753 fee above sea level.