California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. California's $3.0 trillion economy is larger than that of any other state, larger than those of Texas and Florida combined, and the largest sub-national economy in the world.
California is known under different nicknames; aka El Dorado State, or The Golden State, or The Beach State, or The land of fruits and nuts and detailed official information about California can be found on the homepage at www. ca.gov.
California is the third largest state after Alaska and Texas and most populous state of the US. You can find the geographical location of state on the given map of California i.e. California is located in the south-western part of the US bordering with New Mexico in the south-east, Nevada in the east, and Oregon in the north. However, in the southern part, it shares international boundary with Mexico and entire western part it shares coastline with Pacific Ocean.
Could you find some of the world’s famous cities on California state map i.e. Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, and San Diego? These are highly advanced cities of USA and known to everyone in the world. Business tourists and other tourists love to visit California. However, its capital city is Sacramento which is located in the central north of the state. The given California map portrays the major and other cities along with roadways and railways of state.
California has very diversified climate and geography. It has some of the significant mountain ranges i.e. the Pacific coast in the north and west and the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the east. Its eastern and south eastern part has also desert region; most known is Mojave Desert areas lie in the southeast. North-west region has forests i.e. Redwood-Douglas fir forest. The state’s highest point is Mount Whitney and the lowest point is Death Valley. Interestingly, the central region is dominated by Central Valley, which is one of the most fertile regions of the world.
It's hard to choose our 10 favorite attractions in California, let alone one. But Point Reyes National Seashore steals the spotlight with its unspoiled shoreline and hiking trails. Preserved by the National Park Service, Point Reyes is located just over an hour from San Francisco. The interesting and surprising fact about the state is - If we consider California as a country then its rank would be among the ten largest economies of the world and its GDP tantamount to Italy.
The US State California occupies 403,489 m², about 4,41 % of the total territory of the USA of 9,148,020 m². The total population of the US State California with 39,536,653 inhabitants (in 2017) has already increased by 16,72 % in this millennium. Almost 40 years ago there were 15,868,751 fewer people. The capital Sacramento alone has 513,33 inhabitants.
Sacramento is California's sixth capital since 1854. You can visit the memorial of Senator Capitol Kitty, a stray cat that lived at the state capital for 13 years. Los Angeles has more than 3.9 million residents.
If it were a country, California would be the 5th largest economy in the world (larger than the United Kingdom, France, or India), and the 36th most populous as of 2017. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and third-largest urban economies ($1.253 trillion and $907 billion respectively as of 2017), after the New York metropolitan area. California is considered a global trendsetter in popular culture, innovation, environmentalism and politics. It is considered the origin of the American film industry, the hippie counterculture, fast food, the Internet, and the personal computer, among others. The San Francisco Bay Area and the Greater Los Angeles Area are widely seen as global centers of the technology and entertainment industries, respectively.