California is famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood, its beaches and its mountains. The state is also known for being home to some famous and influential people such as Julia Child, Joe DiMaggio and Richard Nixon.Continue Reading
Fresno, California is home to California raisins, and the state produces around 17 million gallons of wine every year which is distributed all over the world. California is also the birthplace of many iconic toys such as the Frisbee, Barbie, video games and skateboards.
California was home to the California Gold Rush of the 1800's, and California redwoods are the tallest trees in the world.Learn more about The West
California is the third-largest state in the union and second-largest state in the contiguous United States, at 158,706 square miles. Additionally, the state has the highest population in the country, at approximately 37.7 million residents.Full Answer >
The total square mileage of California is 163,695 square miles, including water. This makes California the third largest state in the country, only smaller in regards to Alaska and Texas.Full Answer >
California became the 31st state to join the Union in September of 1850, and is famous for the Gold Rush that occurred in the 19th century, which is the origin of the state's nickname, the Golden State. California is the nation's leading producer of many different types of fruits, such as grapes, strawberries, plums, peaches, avocados, dates and nectarines.Full Answer >
Famous attractions in California include Yosemite, Death Valley, Sequoia, Redwood and Channel Islands National Parks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Universal Studios Theme Park and Disneyland. Other attractions include the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld, Lake Tahoe, Santa Catalina Island, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Fisherman’s Wharf.Full Answer >