Arkansas is the only place on the North American continent where one can find diamonds of all shapes and colors. You can dig yourself in the Crater of Diamonds State Park and if you find a diamond, it is yours to keep !
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|Surface km2|| 134 771
|Population|| 2 915 918
|Population density (km2)|| 21,17
|Capital|| Little Rock
|The most populated city|| Little Rock
Do not miss
Little Rock, also known as Bill Clinton City, is the capital of Arkansas. The historic Little Rock Central High School was where desegregation began in 1957, when the army escorted nine black teenagers to their first day of school. The Clinton Presidential Center serves as a library and museum. Relax in the soothing thermal waters of Hot Springs National Park that were already known by the Native Americans. Mammoth Spring State Park, located in the town of the same name, is home to the largest springs in the USA, water flow is approximately 40 million liters per hour. On display at the Arkansas Air Museum in Fayetteville are 1920s and 30s racing planes. Buffalo River flows freely for more than 200 km through the Ozark Mountains. It is one of the few remaining undammed rivers in the States and has acquired the status of “National River” in 1972. Do not forget to dig for diamonds !