Being a capital city, Phoenix is also the most populous city in Arizona. The city is located within the Sonoran Desert but due to its perfectly organised irrigation system it is a famous farming region. For decades cotton, citruces, cattle, climate, and copper were known as the anchors of the local economy. Modern Phoenix is widely known as home to high-tech companies such as Motorola, Intel, McDonnell Douglas, etc. Being a state cultural center, Phoenix has a wide variety of cultural opportunities for its residents and visitors. Here you will find the Phoenix Symphony Hall, Orpheum Theater, Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix Art Museum, etc.