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California

California Data & Facts

California

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State Name
California  - State Abbr.: CA
Statehood
9-Sep-1850
 - Statehood Ranking: 31
Land Area
155,959 sqaremiles  (403,919 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 3
Population
33,871,648
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Sacramento
Biggest City
Los Angeles
Nickname
The Golden State
Motto
Eureka (== "I have found it")
Highest Point
4.417 m / 14,491 ft (Mt. Whitney)
Lowest Point
-86 m / -282 ft (Death Valley)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
California redwood (2 Spezies: Coast Redwood and also Giant Sequoia)
Flower
Poppy (Eschsholtzia californica)
Bird
California quail (Lophortyx californica)
Animal
California grizzly bear (Ursus californicus)
Song
"I Love You, California" (Lyrics: F.B. Silverwood; Music: Alfred Frankenstein)

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GPS Coordinates

1 -- Sacramento, California State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 38.577007 / Lon: -121.494895
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