Tucson Facts and Information
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Quick facts about Tucson, AZ.
Country: United States
Tucson by the Numbers:
Elevation: 2389 feet
Average Annual Rainfall: 11.14 inches
Average January Temperature: 64 degrees F (High), 38 degrees F (Low)
Average July Temperature: 99 degrees F (High), 74 degrees F (Low)
Major Industries: tourism/hospitality/recreation, aerospace and missile production, high technology, optics, software, electronics
Ethnic Mix: 73% Caucasian, 35.7% Hispanic, 4.5% African American, 2.6% Asian, 2.4% Native American
Electricity: 110 volts, 60Hz, standard two pin plugs
Time Zone: GMT-7
Country Dialing Code: 1
Area Code: 520 (1 and the area code must be dialed even for local calls)
Did You Know?
Tucson is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the United States. Natives began farming here nearly 3000 years ago.
Tucson is the second-largest Arizona city and is located in the southeastern part of the state. Phoenix lies 115 miles northwest, El Paso is 262 miles east, San Diego 362 miles northwest, and Santa Fe 371 miles northeast.
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