The state of California, also called the Golden State is bordered by Oregon to the north, Arizona and Nevada to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and Mexico to the south. With its diverse physical features and famous icons, California is one of the richest states in America with its capital being Sacramento! California is rich with history and culture. Waves of settlers that have immigrated to California have resulted in a highly culturally and linguistically diversified state. More than seventy different Native American tribes occupied the state!
Originally, California, was sparsely populated, but when gold was discovered, the population grew rapidly. This was known as the Great California Gold Rush.
Today, California is the most populous state of America. No wonder why there’s so many fun things to do! An economic boom following the establishment of Hollywood studios and Silicon Valley has contributed towards the growth in population.
Here are a few interesting facts and trivia about the state of California: The flag of California was adopted in 1911. It features a grizzly bear as a symbol of strength and a single star referring to the Lone Star state of Texas. The state contains some of the largest cities in the country like Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, San José etc. Golden Gate Bridge and Hollywood are some of the most famous international places of interest.
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