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Is the most populated United States and is located on its west coast.

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Ten fun facts about California

Fact 1
California is commonly known as the “Golden State”. The capital of this state is Sacramento. The largest city is Los Angeles and the second largest city is San Diego.

Fact 2
More turkeys are raised in California than in any other state. The majority of turkeys that are purchased for “Thanksgiving” in the United States originate from California turkey farms.

Fact 3
The eighth smallest county in California is Alpine. This county is so small in size that is has no ATM machines, traffic lights, schools, or banks.

Fact 4
San Bernardino County in California is the largest county in the entire country.

Fact 5
The world’s largest outdoor amphitheater is located in California. It is known as “The Hollywood Bowl”.

Fact 6
Death Valley is located in this state. It is considered to be the “driest place” within the United States. The temperatures often exceed 115 degrees.

Fact 7
17 million gallons of wine are produced in California every year. They are one of the biggest wine producing states.

Fact 8
The official state tree is the “Redwood”. Some of the “Redwoods” found in this state have been dated as being over 2,000 years old.

Fact 9
California entered into statehood on September 9, 1850.

Fact 10
The official bird of this state is the California Valley Quail. The official animal is the California Grizzly Bear.



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