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By ppppgr645gd on Nov 30, 2013 02:04 AM

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is the most populous state and the third largest by area after Alaska and Texas. According to the 2010 United States Census, California has 37,253,956 inhabitants and 155,779.22 square miles (403,466.3 of land.[1] It is home to major cities such as Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco.

California has been inhabited by numerous Native American peoples since antiquity. The Spanish, the Russians, and other Europeans began exploring and colonizing the area in the 16th and 17th centuries, with the Terrell Davis Jersey Spanish establishing its first California Tom Jackson Throwback Jersey mission at what is now San Diego in 1769.[2] After the Mexican Cession of 1848, the California Gold Rush brought worldwide attention to the area. NFL Broncos Jersey The growth of the movie industry in Los Angeles and Hollywood, high tech in Silicon Valley, tourism, agriculture, and other areas in Gary Zimmerman Throwback Jersey the ensuing decades fueled the creation of a $1.85 trillion economy, the ninthlargest in the world.[3]

California is divided into 58 counties and contains 482 municipalities.[4] One, San Francisco, is a consolidated citycounty. California law makes Karl Mecklenburg Throwback Jersey no distinction between "city" and "town", and municipalities may use either term in their official names.[5] According to the 2010 Census, 30,908,614 of California's 37,253,956 residents lived in urban areas, accounting for 82.97% of the population.

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