California State Information And State Map

Filed in Noisemakers by on May 7, 2019

California State Information And State Map, California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area.

California State Information And State Map

State of California
Flag of CaliforniaState seal of California
FlagSeal
Nickname(s)

The Golden State
Motto(s)Eureka
State song(s): “I Love You, California
California State Information And State Map

California State Information And State Map

Official languageEnglish
Spoken languagesLanguage spoken at home

DemonymCalifornian
CapitalSacramento
Largest cityLos Angeles
Largest metroGreater Los Angeles
AreaRanked 3rd
 • Total163,696 sq mi 
(423,970 km2)
 • Width250 miles (400 km)
 • Length770 miles (1,240 km)
 • % water4.7
 • Latitude32°32′ N to 42° N
 • Longitude114°8′ W to 124°26′ W
PopulationRanked 1st
 • Total39,557,045 (2018 est.)
 • Density240/sq mi  (92.6/km2)
Ranked 11th
 • Median household income$71,805 (2017)(9th)
Elevation
 • Highest pointMount Whitney
14,505 ft (4,421.0 m)
 • Mean2,900 ft  (880 m)
 • Lowest pointBadwater Basin[9]
−279 ft (−85.0 m)
Before statehoodMexican Cession(part)
Admitted to the UnionSeptember 9, 1850 (31st)
GovernorGavin Newsom (D)
Lieutenant GovernorEleni Kounalakis (D)
LegislatureState Legislature
 • Upper houseState Senate
 • Lower houseState Assembly
U.S. SenatorsDianne Feinstein (D)
Kamala Harris (D)
U.S. House delegation46 Democrats
7 Republicans (list)
Time zonesPacific Time Zone
 • Standard timePST (UTC−8)
 • Summer time (DST)PDT (UTC−7)
ISO 3166US-CA
AbbreviationsCACalif., Cal.
Websitewww.ca.gov

California State Information And State Map

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