Phoenix, being the county seat of Maricopa County and the capital of Arizona, serves as the center of politics, justice and government on the local, state and federal levels.
The area is a major center of employment for the region, with many financial, legal, and other national and international corporations housed in a variety of skyscrapers.
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The northern and eastern ends of this valley rise into the surrounding volcanic peaks; the remainder is level terrain, dotted with small volcanic mountains of granite and schist.
It is located in the heart of the Phoenix metropolitan area or Valley of the Sun.
From its historic heart to the west of Sky Harbor International Airport, the greater metropolitan area—of which Phoenix is only a small part—has grown to take in a vast expanse of land that stretches nearly from the far to the south to the tall plateaus and volcanic mountains of the north and east and out into the broad desert valley to the west.
Growth is a constant in Phoenix life as thousands of new residents and millions of visitors find their way there each year..
The knights lost their lands in 1537 following the Dissolution of the Monasteries under Henry VIII of England.
Eighty years later the lands reverted to the ownership of the King's representatives in Ireland.