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Where is California, United States?

Location of state of California on a map

California is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 37,253,956 people, it is the 1st largest division in United States in terms of population.

California gained its current status as a state in the year 1850. The government of California is lead by Jerry Brown and is based in the state capital of Sacramento (Population: 466,488).

The most populous cities in California are: Los Angeles (Population: 3,792,621), San Diego (Population: 1,307,402), San Jose (Population: 945,942), San Francisco (Population: 805,235), Fresno (Population: 494,665).

California State - Quick Facts

Country United States
Region Type State
ISO Code US_CA
Time Zone PDT
Year of Establishment 1850
Capital Sacramento (Population: 466,488)
Head of Government Jerry Brown
Total Population 37,253,956
Total Area 411,049 sq km (158,707 sq miles)
Population Density 90.6 sq km (234.7 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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