Thursday, 29 September 2011

California


Region: West

Borders: Oregon, Nevada and Arizona

Capital: Sacramento

State abbreviation: CA

State nickname: The Golden State

State flag: the Bear Flag






State animal: grizzly bear

State colors: blue and gold, blue representing the sky and gold the precious metal that could be found in the state's hills

State flower: poppy






State motto: Eureka! This Greek word means "I found it!" and was probably intended to refer to the discovery of gold in California.

Largest Cities: Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Long Beach


Source: http://www.ca.gov/index.asp


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