Known as the "Valley of the Sun," Phoenix is the sixth most populous city in the United States with 1.48 million inhabitants (2010). Residents of the city are known as Phoenicians. Taking up more than 500 square miles, it is geographically larger than Los Angeles. If you enjoy the great outdoors this is your place, as it averages 211 days of sunshine per year. One of its more known landmarks is the town of Tombstone, a famous mining camp from the Wild West era.