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Maricopa County (/ˌmærˈkpə/ MARR-i-KOH-pə) is a county in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,817,117,[1] making it the state's most populous county. It is more populous than 23 states.

The county seat is Phoenix,[2] the state capital and fifth-most populous city in the country.

References

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. https://www.webcitation.org/5zyspT3Xp?url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/04/04001.html. Retrieved May 18, 2014. 
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved June 7, 2011.