California

CALIFORNIA

The Golden Bridge in San Francisco,CA

Forward Van Lines specializes in providing outstanding moving services to the state of California. With full coverage from San Diego in the south, Los Angeles and to the bay in the north, our professional services include interstate, local and international moves into and from California.What is now California was first settled by various Native American tribes before being explored by a number of European expeditions throughout the 16th and 17th centuries. It was then claimed by the Spanish Empire as part of Alta California in the larger territory of New Spain.

State webpage: http://www.ca.gov

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Official language: English
Spoken languages: English (57.6 % of the population)
Spanish (28.2 % of the population)
Demonym: Californian

Capital: Sacramento
Largest city: Los Angeles
Area: Ranked 3rd in the US

  • Total: 163,696 square miles (423,970 km²)
  • Width: 250 miles (400 km)
  • Length: 770 miles (1,240 km)
  • % Water: 4.7
  • Latitude 32° 32′ N to 42° N
  • Longitude 114° 8′ W to 124° 26′ W
Population: Ranked 1st in the US

  • Total: 37,691,912 (2011est)
  • Density: 242 per square miles (93.3 km²) Ranked 11th in the US
Elevation:

  • Highest point: Mountain Whitney with14,505ft (4421.0m)
  • Mean: 2,900 ft (880 m)
  • Lowest point: Badwater Basin −282 ft(-86.0 m)
Before statehood: California Republic
Admission to Union: September 9, 1850 (31st)
Time zones:

  • Pacific: UTC -8/-9
Abbreviation: CA Calif. US-CA

 

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