Facts About California

Facts and general information about California.

Quick Facts About California
STATEHOOD: September 9, 1850 (31st U.S. state)
POPULATION: ~38 million (most populated U.S. state)
SIZE: ~160,000 square miles (3rd largest U.S. state)
CAPITAL CITY: Sacramento
LARGEST CITY: Los Angles
HIGHEST POINT: Mount Whitney (+14,505 feet)
LOWEST POINT: Badwater Basin, Death Valley (-282 feet)
BORDER STATES: Arizona - Nevada - Oregon

Facts About California Counties
A collection of facts about each of the counties of California and where to find California county facts on the Internet.

State Symbols of California
Includes the official State of California colors, flag, motto, nickname, quarter, seal, song, tartan, prehistoric artifact, flower, tree, grass, animal, bird, fish, insect, marine fish, marine mammal, reptile, fossil, gemstone, mineral, rock, soil, gold rush ghost town, historical society, military museum, silver rush ghost town, tall ship, dance, fife and drum corps, folk dance, and theater.

Historic Firsts in California
California Travel and Tourism Commission article featuring interesting facts about historic events and achievements that happened first in the State of California.

Wikipedia Introduction to California
Article with introductory information and facts about the United States west coast State of California. Includes the state's geography, climate, ecology, flora, fauna, rivers, regions, history, demographics, population, culture, religion, transportation, water issues, government, cities, counties, education, sports, and how California got its name.


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See also
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