Have you ever considered moving to California?
Check some facts about the state below.
California is a state based on the West Coast/Pacific region. It is the third largest state in the United States and also the most populous.
The official spoken language is English. California has borders with Oregon on the North side, with Nevada on the East side as well as Arizona, Baja California on the South and the Pacific Ocean on the West side.
California is surrounded by water, mountains, desert and forests. That contributes to the diverse geography.
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Some of the main components of the Californian road network are: Interstate Highway System, United States Highway and California state Railways.
That on the other hand reflects on the roads and makes the state’s roads third worst in the United States after Alaska and Rhode Island.
One of the most famous landmarks in California is the Golden Gate Bridge. It is 1.6 km long and connects San Francisco on the southern side and Marin County on the northern.
Based on the pacific Ocean, California stands out with a number of important seaports.
Two of the most important ones are Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach.
The port of Oakland as well as the Port of Stockton also contribute to the cargo traffic in the United States.
Intercity rail travel is provided by Amtrak California. The railroad service operates in the contiguous United States and nine Canadian cities.
There is also a bus service that operates in nearly all counties and cities have their own city bus lines.
Intercity bus travel is provided by Greyhound, Megabus and Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach.
California is a home for twenty major professional sports league franchises.
It is more comparing to other states.
California has been a host to both Summer and Winter Olympics.
The most popular sports include American football, Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey and Soccer.
Apart from that California has a number of other colleges and universities.
Many of them are private but there are also many public ones.
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The diverse geography influence the climate in California.
There is more rain in the north rather than the south.
More rain occurs near the mountains.
The eastern side of California has hotter summers and colder winters and yes, there is snow in California.
One of the best things California is known for is the Mexican restaurants. It stands out with outstanding food and the further down you go, the better it gets. So Mexican food is a must try in California.
Another amazing surprise food wise is the sushi cuisine. There is a reason one of the most popular type of sushi is called California roll.
California is a home to all sorts of festivals. So basically whatever you’re looking for, most probably you’ll be able to find it here.
Due to the diverse geography and many forests, mountains, beach, etc. California has activities for literally everyone. Are you into skiing? Swimming? Hiking? Camping? Whatever pops up on your mind- California has it for you.