Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and the fifth-largest city in the United States. It is located in the Sonoran Desert, and is known for its warm weather, sunny skies, and beautiful desert scenery. Phoenix is also a major center for business, government, and education. The city is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies, as well as two major universities: Arizona State University and the University of Phoenix. Phoenix is also a popular tourist destination, with a number of attractions, including the Desert Botanical Garden, the Phoenix Art Museum, and the Heard Museum.