California

established Sept. 9, 1850 formerly known as California RepublicMexican Cession, Alta California
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California two letter code: CA
capital: Sacramento est. 1854
population:
39,937,489 ( 241.70 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
El Dorado State
The Golden State
3 Neighboring States:
Arizona
Nevada
Oregon
28 Areacodes:
209     213     310     323     408     415     424     510     530     559     562     619     626     650     657     661     707     714     760     805     818     831     858     909     916     925     949     951    
Airport : 522
Gliderport : 3
Heliport : 374
Seaplane Base : 9
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 55
State Motto: Eureka (Εὕρηκα)
english translation: I have found it
Highest point in California: Mount Whitney , 14,498 feet
fossil Saber-toothed cat
fossil scientific name Smilodon fatalis
tree Coast Redwood
tree binomial nomenclature Sequoia sempervirens
flower California poppy
flower scientificname Eschscholzia californica
grass Purple needlegrass
grass scientific name Nassella pulchra
fish Golden trout
fish binomial nomenclature Oncorhynchus mykiss (subspecies aguabonita)
bird California Valley Quail
reptile Desert tortoise
reptile scientific name Gopherus agassizii
insect California dogface butterfly
insect scientific name Zerene eurydice
butterfly California dogface butterfly (state insect)
butterfly binomial nomenclature Colias eurydice
amphibian California red-legged frog
amphibian binomial nomenclature Rana draytonii
land mammal California grizzly bear
marine mammal Gray whale
mineral Gold
rock or stone Serpentine
gemstone Benitoite
zipcodes for California : 89439 90001 90002 90003 90004 90005 90006
all 2469 zipcodes for California
Crime Chart California Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 38,802,500 318,857,056
violent crimes 153,7091,197,987
violent crime rate396.1375.7
murder and manslaughter1,69914,249
murder and manslaughter rate4.44.5
rape11,527116,645
rape rate29.736.6
robbery48,680325,802
robbery rate125.5102.2
aggravated assault91,803741,291
aggravated assault rate236.6232.5
property crimes947,1928,277,829
property crime rate2441.12596.1
burglary202,6701,729,806
burglary rate522.3542.5
larceny theft592,6705,858,496
larceny theft rate1527.41837.3
motor vechicle theft151,852689,527
motor vehicle theft rate391.3216.2
1522 cities in California
Map City Population
Los Angeles 3,971,883
San Diego 1,394,928
San Jose 1,026,908
San Francisco 864,816
Fresno 520,052
Sacramento 490,712
Long Beach 474,140
Oakland 419,267
Bakersfield 373,640
Anaheim 350,742
58 counties in California
County Population
Los Angeles 10,039,107
San Diego 3,338,330
Orange 3,175,692
Riverside 2,470,546
San Bernardino 2,180,085
Santa Clara 1,927,852
Alameda 1,671,329
Sacramento 1,552,058
Contra Costa 1,153,526
Fresno 999,101