Map of California

map of California

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This map of California highlights major cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose. There’s a ton of other features like the highway network, the vast array of rivers and lakes, the Sierra Nevada mountains, Mojave Desert, and Death Valley.

California Map Information

In the mid 1800′s, California was the destination for thousands of prospectors looking for riches during the gold rush, and the state has blossomed since. California has the highest population of any state in the US, and the state capital is Sacramento. The state is a world power in many facets, including the acting and movie industry, music, agriculture, engineering technology, and internet development in Silicon Valley.
California’s state motto is; “Eureka”, which is a nod to the gold prospectors. The state bird is the; California Valley Quail, and the state flower is the; Golden Poppy. The state capital is Sacramento which is only the 7th most populated city in the state.

California Statistics

Population: ~36,961,000 (2009 census)
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Change from 2000-2009: +9.1%
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Overall Size: 155,959 sq. miles
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People per Sq. Mile: 217.2
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Length: 770 miles
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Width: 250 miles
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High Point: Mount Whitney – 14,494 ft.
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Male Population: 50.1% (2008 est.)
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Median Household Income: $61,017 (2008 est.)