California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km 2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area, and is also the world's thirty-fourth most populous subnational entity.
California was the name given to a mythical island populated only by beautiful Amazon warriors, as depicted in Greek myths, using gold tools and weapons in the popular early 16th-century romance novel Las Sergas de Esplandián (The Adventures of Esplandián) by Spanish author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo.
California is a state in the western United States. It is the third largest state in size and largest state in terms of population. Its largest cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, and San Francisco. The capital is Sacramento. It became a state on September 9, 1850. It is bordered by Arizona to the southeast, Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south.
California City, abbreviated as Cal City, is a city incorporated in 1965 located in the northern Antelope Valley in Kern County, California, United States, 100 miles north of the city of Los Angeles. The population was 14,120 at the 2010 census. Covering 203.63 square miles, California City is known for having the third-largest land area of any city in the state of California. It was a master-planned community, created in the post-World War II boom years with grand aspirations, that failed to gr
The area where California City now exists was largely uninhabited prior to the 1960s. Padre Francisco Garcés, a Franciscan missionary, camped at Castle Butte in what is now California City in 1776 during the Juan Bautista de Anza expedition of Alta California. In the late ...
California City, which incorporated on December 10, 1965, had its origins in 1958 when Columbia University sociology professor and real estate developer Nat Mendelsohn purchased 82,000 acres of Mojave Desert land with the aim of master-planning California's next great city. He de
Although one of California's smaller cities in terms of population, California City is the third largest city in California by land area. Located in the northern Antelope Valley in Kern County, California, the city is 18 miles northwest of Edwards Air Force Base, 28 miles east of Tehachapi, 40 miles north of Lancaster, 49 miles southwest of Ridgecrest, 67 miles east of the city of Bakersfield, and 101 miles north of the city of Los Angeles.
California City is served by Highway 14 to the west and Highway 58 to the south. Kern Transit provides direct bus service to Mojave, Lancaster, and Ridgecrest with connections to Tehachapi and Bakersfield. The direct line to Lancaster also provides a direct connection with Metrol
As an incorporated city that does not contract with Kern County, California City has its own police and fire departments.
The California City Whiptails were a professional baseball team competing in the unaffiliated Pecos League. The team folded in 2019. Their home games were played at Balsitis Park.
The Spaniards claimed the area, but never settled it; the first permanent settlements occurred after California was admitted to the Union. Arcata was first settled as Union in 1850.  Union was created as a port, and re-provisioning center for the gold mines in the Klamath, Trinity, and Salmon mountains to the east, and was very briefly the ...
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Carlsbad is a coastal city in the North County region of San Diego County, California, United States.The city is 87 miles (140 km) south of downtown Los Angeles and 35 miles (56 km) north of downtown San Diego and is part of the San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Cambria (/ ˈ k eɪ m b r i ə /) is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). The name Cambria, chosen in 1869, is the Latin name for Wales. Cambria is situated amidst Monterey pines in one of only three such native forests.
Califórnia é um dos 50 estados dos Estados Unidos, localizado na região dos estados do Pacífico. É o estado mais populoso do país, com 37 253 956 habitantes e é o terceiro em extensão territorial, superado apenas pelo Alasca e pelo Texas.
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Baja California, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Baja California, is a state in Mexico. It is the northernmost and westernmost of the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. Before becoming a state in 1952, the area was known as the North Territory of Baja California. It has an area of 70,113 km2, or 3.57% of the land mass of Mexico and comprises the northern half of the Baja California Peninsula, north of the 28th parallel, plus oceanic Guadalupe Island. The mainland portion of the state is b
The first people came to the peninsula at least 11,000 years ago. At that time two main native groups are thought to have been present on the peninsula. In the south were the Cochimí. In the north were several groups belonging to the Yuman language family, including the ...
Mexican liberals were concerned that the Roman Catholic Church retained too much power in the post-independence period and sought to undermine it by mandating the secularization of missions in 1833. In the aftermath of the Mexican American War 1846-48 and the Treaty of Guadalupe
Baja California encompasses a territory, within The Californias region of North America, which exhibits diverse geography for a relatively small area. The Peninsular ranges of the California cordillera run down the geographic center of the state. The most notable ranges of these mountains are the Sierra de Juarez and the Sierra de San Pedro Martir. These ranges are the location of forests reminiscent of Southern California's San Gabriel Mountains. Picacho del Diablo is the highest peak in the wh
Baja California is subdivided into six municipios. These are Ensenada, Mexicali, Tecate, Tijuana, Rosarito and San Quintín.
For a list of the state's historical governors, see: Governor of Baja California.
Baja California offers one of the best educational programs in the country, with high rankings in schooling and achievement. The State Government provides education and qualification courses to increase the workforce standards, such as School-Enterprise linkage programs which helps the development of labor force according to the needs of the industry. 91.60% of the population from six to fourteen years of age attend elementary school. 61.95% of the population over fifteen years of age attend or
"Hotel California" Side A of the U.S. single Single by Eagles from the album Hotel California B-side "Pretty Maids All in a Row" Released February 22, 1977 Format 7-inch single Recorded 1976 Studio Record Plant, Los Angeles Criteria Studios, Miami Genre Rock soft rock Length 6: 30 Label Asylum Songwriter(s) Don Felder Don Henley Glenn Frey Producer(s) Bill Szymczyk Eagles singles chronology ...
- "Pretty Maids All in a Row"
- February 22, 1977