The Southwest contains more than its fair share of natural wonders: , , and are only three of the most famous natural attractions that draw people from all over the world.

Popular Destinations

Situated in the midst of the southern Nevada desert, is the largest city in the state of . Photo: Pcb21, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as the Grand Canyon State, is located in the Southwest. Photo: Tobi 87, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, which is in the Southwest region of the United States, is well known for its incredible… Photo: Chmehl, CC BY 2.5.

, the Land of Enchantment, is a state in the Southwest. Photo: Dschwen, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is an arid state of the USA, lying between and . Photo: exothermic, CC BY 2.0.


Latitude of center
35.1085° or 35° 6' 30.5" north
Longitude of center
-107.7255° or 107° 43' 31.7" west
7477 feet (2279 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: جنوب غرب الولايات المتحدة
  • Bulgarian: Югозапад
  • Catalan: Sud-oest dels Estats Units
  • Chinese: 美国西南部
  • Chinese: 美國西南
  • Chinese: 美國西南方
  • Chinese: 美國西南部
  • Croatian: Jugozapad SAD-a
  • Croatian: Jugozapad SAD
  • Czech: Jihozápad Spojených států amerických
  • Dutch: Zuidwestelijke Verenigde Staten
  • Dutch: Zuidwesten van de Verenigde Staten
  • English: American Southwest
  • English: Southwest US
  • English: Southwest USA
  • English: Southwestern US
  • English: Southwestern USA
  • English: Southwestern United States
  • Esperanto: Sudokcidenta Usono
  • Finnish: Lounais-Yhdysvallat
  • French: Sud-Ouest américain
  • French: Sud-Ouest des États-Unis
  • German: Südwesten
  • German: Südwesten der Vereinigten Staaten
  • Hebrew: דרום-מערב ארצות הברית
  • Indonesian: Amerika Serikat Barat Daya
  • Italian: Stati Uniti d'America sud-occidentali
  • Italian: Stati Uniti sud-occidentali
  • Italian: Sudovest degli Stati Uniti
  • Italian: Sudovest degli Stati Uniti d'America
  • Japanese: アメリカ南西部
  • Japanese: アメリカ合衆国南西部
  • Japanese: 南西アメリカ
  • Korean: 미국 남서부
  • Persian: ایالت های جنوب غرب آمریکا
  • Persian: ایالت های جنوب غرب امریکا
  • Persian: ایالت های جنوب غرب ایالات متحده
  • Persian: ایالت های جنوب غربی آمریکا
  • Persian: ایالت های جنوب غربی امریکا
  • Persian: ایالت های جنوب غربی ایالات متحده
  • Persian: ایالت‌های جنوب غربی آمریکا
  • Portuguese: Região Sudoeste dos Estados Unidos
  • Portuguese: Região sudoeste dos estados unidos da américa
  • Portuguese: Sudoeste
  • Portuguese: Sudoeste dos Estados Unidos
  • Russian: Юго-Запад США
  • Russian: Юго-запад
  • Serbian: Jugozapad
  • Serbian: Југозапад(САД)
  • Serbian: Југозапад
  • Serbo-Croatian: Američki Jugozapad
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jugozapad
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jugozapad SAD
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jugozapadne Sjedinjene Države
  • Slovak: Southwest
  • Spanish: Estados Unidos del Suroeste
  • Spanish: Sudoeste de los Estados Unidos
  • Spanish: Suroeste Americano
  • Spanish: Suroeste de Estados Unidos
  • Swedish: Sydvästra USA
  • Turkish: Güneybatı ABD
  • Ukrainian: Південний Захід США
  • Urdu: جنوب مغربی ریاستہائے متحدہ
  • Vietnamese: Tây Nam Hoa Kỳ
  • Western Frisian: Súdwesten

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