California. Calif., Cal., Cali. California is a state in the Western United States. California borders Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, the Mexican state of Baja California to the south; and has a coastline along the Pacific Ocean to the west.
California was one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse areas in pre-Columbian North America. After contact with Spanish explorers, most of the Native Americans died out from European diseases and genocide campaigns. 
Demographics of California. California is the most populated U.S. state, with an estimated population of 39.2 million as of January 1, 2022.  It has people from a wide variety of ethnic, racial, national, and religious backgrounds.
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Film and television
1. California (1927 film), an American Western silent film by W.S. Van Dyke 2. California (1947 film), an American Western by John Farrow 3. California (1963 film), an American Western by Hamil Petroff 4. California (1977 film), an Italo-Spanish Spaghetti Western by Michele Lupo 5. California Carlson, a sidekick of Hopalong Cassidy 6. Robert California, a character on the American TV sitcom The Office
1. California, a 1973–1985 pop rock band featuring Les Fradkin
Other arts and entertainment
1. California, a fictitious island in the novel Las sergas de Esplandián 2. California (novel), by Edan Lepucki 3. California (sculpture), a marble sculpture by Hiram PowersUSS California, a list of U.S. Navy shipsCalifornia-class cruiser, a class of two U.S. Navy guided missile cruisersARM California, a list of Mexican Navy ships
Regions and historical territories
1. California Republic, a short-lived state declared during the Mexican–American War 2. The Californiasor Las Californias, a region along the west coast of North America during Spanish and Mexican rule 3. California (department), a department of the Second Mexican Empire (1863−1865) 4. California (titular see), a titular see of the Catholic Church 5. Island of California, an early geographical misconception that the Baja California Peninsula was an island
1. California Nebula 2. 341 California, an asteroid
1. Gulf of California, a body of water between the Baja California peninsula and the Mexican mainland
1. Ferrari California, a convertible 2. Moto Guzzi California, a motorcycle 3. Volkswagen California, a passenger van 4. Chevrolet Corvette 305 "California," the version of the 1980 Chevrolet Corvettesold in California 5. Chrysler California Cruiser, a concept car
1. SS California, a list of ships 2. California, a small sailing ship used during the Northwest Passage expedition of 1746
Chicago Transit Authority stations
1. California (CTA Blue Line station) 2. California (CTA Congress Line station), an abandoned station on the Congress Line (now part of the Blue Line) 3. California (CTA Green Line station) 4. California (CTA Pink Line station)
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The climate of California varies widely from hot desert to alpine tundra, depending on latitude, elevation, and proximity to the coast. California's coastal regions, the Sierra Nevada foothills, and much of the Central Valley have a Mediterranean climate, with warmer, drier weather in summer and cooler, wetter weather in winter. The influence of th...
The large Westerly winds from the oceans also bring moisture, and the northern parts of the state generally receive higher annual rainfall amounts than the south. California's mountain ranges influence the climate as well: moisture-laden air from the west cools as it ascends the mountains, dropping moisture; some of the rainiest parts of the state ...
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