California

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California

Interesting sites!In the video you can see the most interesting places of California.Should be noted the following places: - Yosemite National Park in Northern California is one of the United States' most scenic and famous national parks. - California's Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California. - Death Valley contains some of California's most inhospitable terrain, with extreme heat that has left this desert area strangely beautiful. - San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge is one of those famous attractions that people tend to call to mind when they think of the city, and even California.

This is the main site!

This is the flag of California!

Alcatraz Island, one of the most famous prisons, situated front of North San Francisco coast. Now is a museum which is able to be visited.

This is the map of the region!

The state is usually considered in two parts, Northern California and Southern California, though the border between the two regions isn’t well defined.

History of CaliforniaIt can be divided into: - the Native American period -European exploration period (from 1542 to 1769) - the Spanish colonial period (from 1769 to 1821) - the Mexican period (from 1821 to 1848) - United States statehood, which continues to the present day.

The california’s state animal is Grizzly Bear who is in its flag.At present, there are 59 wildlife habitats in the CWHR (California Wildlife Habitat Relationships) System:27 tree, 12 shrub, 6 herbaceous, 4 aquatic, 8 agricultural, 1 developed and 1 non-vegetated.

Where is California?California is located on the West Coast of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south.

A 1562 map of the Americas, which applied the name California for the first time.

California is the richest and most pobled state of the U.S. and the third largest one. Known as the golden state because of the gold rush. It also contains the highest and the lowest points of the U.S. The official language is English and the capital city is Sacramento.The culture of California is a Western cullture and many Hispanic influences.The largest religious is the Catholic Church.

California

The origin of the name of the State is believed to have been derived from a book called 'Las Sergas de Esplandian' by Garcia Ordonez de Montalvo which was written in 1510.

This is the Golden Gate Bridge

Important cities!Los Angeles: Known for his mediterranian climate, ethnic diversity, traffic and the film and television industry. It’s also the residence of Hollywood.San Diego: It’s known for his extensive beaches, associated with the U.S Navy, and the recent emergence a biotechnology development center.San Francisco: A popular tourism destination known for it’s cool summers, fascinating mix of architecture, and his landmarks, including the Alcatraz island and many others.

Los Angeles


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