Arkansas is located in the southeast region of the United States. It covers a total area 53 179 square miles = 137 732 square kilometers. Arkansas has a 2012 Census estimated population of 2,949,131. Little Rock is the state capital.
There are three approved American Viticultural Areas in Arkansas: Ozark Mountain AVA, Arkansas Mountain AVA and Altus AVA. The Ozark Mountain AVA also occupies parts of Oklahoma and Missouri.