Window Rock, Arizona

Window Rock (Navajo: Tségháhoodzání, pronounced [tsʰéɰáhòːtsání]) is a census-designated place that serves as the seat of government and capital of the Navajo Nation, the largest territory in North America of a sovereign Native American nation.[2] The capital lies within the boundaries of the St. Michaels Chapter, adjacent to the Arizona and New Mexico state line. Window Rock is the site of the Navajo Nation governmental campus, which contains the Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation Supreme Court, the offices of the Navajo Nation President and Vice President, and many Navajo government buildings.

Window Rock
Tségháhoodzání
Census-designated city
Location in Apache County and the state of Arizona
Window Rock
Location in the United States
Window Rock
Window Rock (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°40′22″N 109°3′44″W
Country United States
State Arizona
CountyApache
Indian ReservationNavajo Nation
Navajo NationTsʼíhootso Navajo Chapter
Government
  TypeSt. Michaels Chapter Government
  Chapter PresidentCurran Hannon
Area
  Census-designated city5.29 sq mi (13.70 km2)
  Land5.29 sq mi (13.69 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
6,830 ft (2,082 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Census-designated city2,500
  Density472.86/sq mi (182.56/km2)
  Metro
6,336
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
86515
Area code928
FIPS code04-83720
GNIS feature ID0013908

Window Rock's population was 2,712 at the 2010 census.[3] It is estimated to reach around 20,000 during weekdays when tribal offices are open.[citation needed]

Window Rock's main natural attraction is the window formation of sandstone which the community is named after. The Navajo Nation Museum, the Navajo Nation Zoological and Botanical Park, and the Navajo Nation Code Talkers World War II memorial are tribal attractions located in Window Rock.


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