|State of California|
|• Total||163,696 sq mi (423,970 km2)|
|• Width||250 miles (400 km)|
|• Length||770 miles (1,240 km)|
|• % water||4.7|
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What are 5 facts about California?
The gold rush probably helped earn California the nickname the Golden State, as did its golden poppies, the state flower. California is bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the west, Oregon in the north, Nevada and Arizona in the east, and Mexico in the south.
How many acres is California?
Of California’s approximately 100 million acres of land, 43 million acres are used for agriculture. Of this, 16 million acres are grazing land and 27 million acres are cropland.
What are the top 10 largest cities in California?
10 Largest Cities in California by Population
- Los Angeles 4,094,764 1.1.
- San Diego 1,376,173 1.3.
- San Jose 1,023,083 1.6.
- San Francisco 856,095 1.1.
- Fresno 502,303 1.4.
- Long Beach 494,709 0.8.
- Sacramento 486,189 1.0.
- Oakland 430,666 1.2.
Did us buy California from Mexico?
Mexico ceded nearly all the territory now included in the U.S. states of New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California, Texas, and western Colorado for $15 million and U.S. assumption of its citizens’ claims against Mexico. Read more about the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Was California once a desert?
It was once shown as the California desert on maps but it is now one of the most productive agricultural regions of the world. In the 1870s, only 20 years after California became a state, the people of the Valley were involved in a water war.
Who did California belong to first?
California was ceded to the United States under the terms of the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo following the defeat of Mexico in the Mexican–American War. American westward expansion intensified with the California Gold Rush, beginning in 1848.
When was the last forest fire in California?
These are the 20 largest wildfires in California since 1932 (when accurate records started to be kept), according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE).
|County||Ventura, Santa Barbara|
|Start date||December 2017|
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Why was the OC Cancelled?
Cancellation. Due to low ratings, it was rumored that the show would not return for a fifth season. Rowan said that “when [the fourth season] was picked up for just 16 episodes this year the cast had a feeling the end was near.” On January 3, 2007, Fox announced that The O.C.
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